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The things I saw when I visited the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi : people, architecture, flowers. The image above is my favorite. The horse-mounted guards have just positioned themselves and wait for the on-foot guard. The two people in the foreground are cleaners at-hand to clean the horse-dung before the rest of the formation walks on. The pigeons were omnipresent as New Delhi is plagued by them.
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Photography is not allowed inside the doors of the Rashtrapati Bhavan and I prefer not to abandon my camera so I did not visit for the indoor tour. I ambled the lawns till the rest of the party got back. I also rested in the car, with the air-conditioner turned on because summer temperatures are currently soaring in Delhi. The manhole cover is “Made in Saudi Arabia”. All images were shot on the Nikkor 14-24, f2.8 lens. I love it when I find images like the red bucket with the cannon.