Taj Lake Palace - Udaipur (India)
The royal summer palace is now a luxury 5-star hotel. See this Wikipedia article.
Here, the lake is almost completely dry at the end of the dry season, before the monsoon rains.
Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.