Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall – If you ran into one don’t give up

Shantiniketan EZCC wall painting, tribal life

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. ~¬†Michael Jordan

And that’s what I tried to do with my camera. ūüôā ¬†I think I can share these wall photos in response to this week’s photo challenge – wall.

Painting of Lord Shiva on a wall at Dasaswamedh Ghat, Varanasi.

wall painting in varanasi, banaras, lord shiva

A wall in Varanasi depicting the story of the ancient epic Ramayana. 

walls at varanasi ghats, sadhu at varanasi

Walls where time has left its mark. Ruined walls inside Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan.

Jaisalmer fort, ruined walls

A wall that is meticulously carved to intricate details. The wall of a Haveli (palace) in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Jaisalmer fort wall decorations, stone lattice works

The wall that exudes grandeur and opulence of the medieval kingdom of Rajputana. The interior walls of Amer Fort Palace, Jaipur.

Amer fort palace interior walls, mirror palaceOn the contrary, this wall speaks of tribal life in Bengal, something very simple and down to earth. Wall paintings at Srijani Shilpagram, Shantiniketan.

Shantiniketan EZCC wall painting, tribal life

Santhal tribes in India decorate their cottage walls with colourful paintings.

tribal cottage, Bolpur Shantiniketan, tribal art

Now here are the walls that display the creative genius of young artists in Visva Bharati Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan.

Visva Bharati Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan

And finally, walls in my city Kolkata¬†where you’ll find everything from sports to politics. ūüėõ ūüôā

posters in Kolkata, world cup footballSo, what do you think about walls in Indian cities and villages? Aren’t they interesting?¬†

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