Monthly Archives: September 2013

Typical Scene on Indian Roads

And We Keep on Truckin’…!

A run-down container carrier truck carrying a Maersk container takes a break at the peripheries of Bangalore, India. An overloaded bike with two guys and two kids and no helmets meanwhile cooly ride past it unperturbed on the wrong side of the unmarked road. What we see here is quintessential semi-urban India. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This ...

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Sunset at Marine Drive Lake shore Kochi Kerala

God’s Own Sunset at Marine Drive Kochi Kerala

The sun has set over the sea but the last rays remain… This beautiful sunset was captured on a calm, lovely evening over the serene waters of the Vembanad lake at Kochi harbor with boats bobbing in the foreground at the Marine Drive promenade, Ernakulam, Kerala. And today is Thiruvonam. Wishing everyone a very Happy Onam! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest ...

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MC Road flooded and potholed near Tiruvalla Kerala

Broken and Flooded MC Road near Tiruvalla, Kerala

Cars “swim” through a waterlogged MC Road near Tiruvalla in Kerala. The state of the “lifeline” road of central south Kerala is deplorable and this is not the only location where the road is in this condition, rather it is one of many. Deep gorges hide beneath the water, holding up traffic and causing long traffic jams and misery. Only ...

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View through the front windshield inside a KSRTC Superfast bus

Front-Row Seat View from Inside a KSRTC Superfast

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) Superfast bus RSC 587 of Adoor rumbles along the MC Road between Kaladi and Ankamali. This photo was taken inside the bus through the front windshield over the driver’s shoulder, where the front-row seat view through the plate glass window shows the commanding driver’s position, exceptionally good road and the unruly traffic on it, ...

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Two BMTC Volvo 335E City Bus Services

335E vs 335E from a 335E on Old Airport Road

Two BMTC Volvo 8400 335E city services on the Bangalore Old Airport Road HAL Main Gate signal junction. The bus on the left was stopped while the other one was running. Managed to capture the scene while they were exactly abreast of each other from another 335E which was stuck in traffic on the opposite side. Volvo route 335E runs ...

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Traffic Jam at Marathahalli Bridge Bangalore

The Great Marathahalli Traffic Jam

The infamous traffic jam at Marathahalli under the bridge on the Ring Road on a pleasant rainy evening. Marathahalli is one of the worst places in Bangalore, a concrete jungle with perennial traffic jams, narrow roads, crowded everything, polluted air and bad infrastructure. The jam pictured below is a common everyday occurrence but people are cool about it. They will ...

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