Amy looking at some detail inside a dark cave

Amy looking at some detail inside a dark cave

We’d been looking to forward to visiting Ajanta, a set of caves dating back many centuries, for some time. Jane especially wanted to come here as she never quite made it here when she visited Aurangabad 22 years ago.

The caves are located in a horseshoe gorge and appears like an ideal place for the next Indiana Jones movie.

Each cave was manually dug out and they contain temples, Buddhas and stupas. You’d expect that the caves would be shallow but some of them are huge inside. There’s many paintings inside the cave and therefore they are kept dark and you need a torch to be able to see stuff. Therefore some of the photos are on very long exposures of 1 or 2 seconds and I’ve not had time to align them either, but hopefully you’ll still enjoy them.

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