DAILY PHOTO: Ajanta Caves from a Distance

Taken in October of 2014 in Maharashtra, Aurangabad District, near Fardapur


While these Buddhist caves look quite prominent now, in 1819, they’d been grown over by vegetation and were long forgotten until rediscovered by Captain John Smith, who was engaged in a tiger hunt at the time.

DAILY PHOTO: Falls on the Waghur River: 3 Views

Taken November 19, 2014

Taken November 19, 2014

These are the falls just down the Waghur river from the Ajanta Caves. This is above the falls.

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This is looking down the toward the falls. Water collects in a series of natural cisterns, each filling and spilling into the next.

 

IMG_0649This is the waterfall from across the river.