Saturday, October 24, 2009

India's stepwells



Per Wikiepdia, "Stepwells, also called bawdi or baoli, are wells in which the water can be reached by descending a set of steps."

I highly recommend a stroll through the stepwell tag at Flickr. Here are a few highlights:





Via these sites.

*Previously: City in India has to pay residents to use toilets.

*Buy The Temple Architecture of India at Amazon.

2 comments:

  1. Some of these are reminiscent of scenes from The Fall. Are these the same wells?

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  2. Yes, I think so:

    http://superpunch.blogspot.com/2008/06/ebert-gives-tarsems-fall-perfect-score.html

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