India - Delhi - Defence Colony Market, Lodhi Gardens, and Khan Market

We took an auto-rickshaw from Gandhi Smriti to Defence Colony Market.  
The area is home to the original location of Sagar Ratna, a South Indian vegetarian chain of restaurants.

We opted for steamed idli and sambar followed by a dosa and savory sauces.
After we'd eaten our fill, we negotiated for another auto-rickshaw ride to Lodhi Gardens.  En route, we passed a large stadium in the distance.
A large green gate beckoned us into the park.
We spotted a grand tomb in the distance.
We walked all over the gardens basking in the quiet grandeur.
Almost everywhere we turned, we spotted grand Mughal structures peeking through the trees.
Palms lined the main path and offered shelter from the sun.
A wild dog caught some rays on the lawn outside the tomb.
We got up close to one of the tombs and had a look inside.
The vaulted ceiling was impressive.
Signs along the paths pointed the way to various features of the Lodhi Gardens including Bada Gumbad Mosque and Muhammad Shah Sayyid's Tomb.
We spotted a parakeet going toe to toe with a chipmunk.
Colorful flowers lined the path.
We approached a second tomb and associated mosque.
The crumbling facades simply added to the charm of this place.
A local gentleman stood quietly in the doorway contemplating his surroundings.
I liked looking at the various structures framed by the doors and windows of the tomb.
We passed a large rose garden laid out in the shape of a wagon wheel with several spokes.
We could see a spouting water feature in the distance and went over to check it out.  A huge fountain burst forth from the lake.
We even spotted a hawk playing in a puddle of water.
We decided to walk from Lodhi Gardens to the nearby metro station. We took a brief detour through Khan Market on the way.
A variety of food, clothing, and other shops lined a small alley.
We finally found the Khan Market Metro Station and descended the escalator inside.
We passed through airport style security (bag check and pat down for everyone) and bought a token.
It happened to be rush hour and we pushed our way onto the train.  Each train has a car for ladies only but since I was traveling with my husband, I decided to join him in the main compartment. It was so crowded we were wedged in like sardines. When the door opened at our station, we surged forth with the crowd in a wave of momentum. I've never seen anything like it.  It's definitely worth taking the subway at least once if you visit Delhi -- it's quite an experience.



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Sidewalk Safari: India - Delhi - Defence Colony Market, Lodhi Gardens, and Khan Market
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