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Oh finally! The Royal Stepped Tank of Hampi. I first saw this clever piece of architecture in the movie "The Fall" and have been wanting to visit for a while. So it was just my luck that bad weather cancelled all my flights in Northern India, sending me south to Kerala. A bout of Giardia (surprise!) then led me to a hospital in Ernakulam, where I met Mary from Germany. Thanks to her stories, I travelled north to visit the ruins of Hampi, where I finally came face to face with this masterpiece. Nowhere in the man-made world will you see the play of light so elemental and so elegant.

ihave2pillows This photo was shot on film. Taken by ihave2pillows with a Lomography Diana F+ (available in our Online Shop) loaded with Ilford SFX film (available in our Online Shop) in Hampi, India. These tags describe this photo: karnataka, unesco, light, fascinating, stepped, stepped tank, tank, water, royal tank, quarter, queen's, palace, royal, 1700s, 1600s, 1500s, ruins, ruin, bw, b&w, white, and, black, 200, sfx, ilford, and roll 0841. This photo can also be found in the album Lonely Planet.

2 comments

  1. magic_isolette

    magic_isolette

    WOW!!! I LOVE this place! I'm saving for my trip :_____ And I know this place because of "The Fall" too.

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  2. ihave2pillows

    ihave2pillows

    @magic_isolette Haha what a small world! I remember that scene well, they had lots of soldiers (?) walking in opposite directions up and down the steps. Visually stunning.

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