By this time
of day, the heat was up. The A/C in our tour bus had already
surrendered and our day of touring was just beginning. But, hey, it
gave us the chance to open the bus's windows and hear the sounds of
Delhi. The heat already kept the crowds small and left the hawkers in
At the Jama Masjid, Larry and Spencer were told to wear wraps over
their shorts to cover their legs but disdained the
offered socks for their feet after they removed their sandals. They
then spent most of the visit to the mosque jumping around like kids on
a hot beach - when will they learn?
The normal day for attendance at the mosque is Friday, the Islamic
sabbath, hence the name for this mosque or "Friday Mosque". The mosque
was pretty quiet,
people were sleeping everywhere, using the shade of the mosque to
escape their hot homes.