India never ceases to amaze the traveler with her rich colors found in clothing, buildings, sunsets and markets.
Contrasts abound. The richly adorned palaces and tombs, like Humayun's Tomb, a precursor to the Taj Mahal, often stand within a stone's throw of narrow, twisting alleyways whose doors aren't dazzling, but nonetheless, interesting.
Stately, elegant trees in Delhi are worlds away from the surreal, mysterious, grasping ropes of the banyon trees guarding the jungles of the tiger's home.
And then, there are the amusing surprises of seeing sacred cows in unlikely places.