Saturday, March 27, 2010

A Walk in the Park - Lodhi "Bakery"


Linda at Sikander Lodhi's Tomb - Lodhi Gardens, New Delhi

While it sounded like a fun idea, last Sunday it was my idea to go for a walk in Lodhi Gardens..........and while it was nice.......the temperature was about a GAZILLION degrees......OK.......I am exaggerating maybe just a little!

But it is a very dry heat......


Lodhi Gardens - Flowers

Not that I was keeping up with the temperature.........but I heard from a friend of ours that last week in Delhi, the temperature reached 107 one day.

Tis the season.......Spring lasted about .....2 days...........and we went right into summer!

But I'm not complaining......just trying to share the experience with you....and for those of you who are not here in Delhi......here is what you should do.


Architectural Details....


Back in the US.....why don't you heat up the oven, MAYBE BAKE SOME COOKIES.....that's a great idea....hmmmmmm......now crank up the oven to "baking" temperature......your dial may have numbers and hash marks, 300 - 325 - 350, etc.....the ovens over here in India....have April, May, June, July.


Interesting Man

So if you are "BAKING COOKIES".....the oven setting is like halfway between April and May...



Now....once the oven is at the perfect temperature......and you are about to put your cookies in to bake.....open the door, and put your face near the opening.....welcome to Delhi!


Linda and Me @ Sikander Lodhi's Tomb

But we weren't the only people out enjoying Lodhi Gardens.........there were many....the heat was bearable in the shade and inside the various tombs and buildings that are scattered throughout the park.....


Stone Carved Walls of a Mosque

And I am just teasing about the heat......but I am serious about "baking cookies"! Try it!

Enjoy the photographs!


Ceiling inside of the Dome

4 comments:

DelhiBound said...

I wonder if frying an egg on the sidewalk would work?

I have a candle melting project in my garden ... leaving candles burn on an outdoor table ... all different colors of waxes ... very cool.

That is, until summer happened in Delhi, and now every day, the wax MELTS into one big puddle on the table top.

areasontowrite said...

Great pictures - once again!

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