Monthly Archives: February 2014

The flowers of the Mussaenda Erythrophylla a tropical flowering bush

The Small Yellow Star of the Fiery Rose ‘Mosanda’

The Mussaenda Erythrophylla is a flowering plant found in tropical areas, also known as Ashanti Blood, Red Flag Bush or Dogwood, and is naive to West Africa. It is very widely found in Kerala both as a decorative plant and in ...

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Picture of the Karnataka Express headed by the MLY ALCO Twins

The Legendary Karnataka Express with the MLY ALCO Twins!

On a heavily overcast day, the local superstar and king of SWR, the legendary 12628 Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore  City rolls onto home stretch from the YNK-KJM branch line onto the KJM-SBC mainline to finish the last 7 km ...

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Inside a First Class AC Coupe (2 seater) of Indian Railways

Inside a First Class AC “Honeymoon” Coupe :)

The interiors of a First Class AC (air conditioned) Coupe on Indian Railways’ trains (new LHB aluminium coach type with bigger windows). First Class is divided into Coupes (seating/sleeping for two) and Cabins (seating/sleeping for four) and have lockable doors ...

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Yellow Bell Flower in full bloom

The Yellow Bell Flower in all its Yellow Glory!

They beautiful Yellow Bell flower or Allamanda Cartharica seen in its yellow glory. This flower is one of the most beautiful too look at when it blooms in summer with its bright yellow color contrasting against the deep green of ...

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Palm fringed waters in Kuttanad in Kerala in the evening

Golden Sunset at Kuttanad in Kerala

On a calm and lovely evening, a golden sun sets over the famed backwaters in Kuttanad in Kerala. Kuttanad in Alappuzha (Alleppey) district is the location of most of the famed backwaters of Kerala, accentuating the natural beauty of the ...

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Freshly painted electric locomotive WAP4 22269

Fiery Red WAP4 #22269 Fresh Out of the Paint Shop!

Fresh out of the paint shop and looking fiery red and drop-dead gorgeous, Erode’s veteran Superstar WAP4 #22269 stands at Ernakulam Town with the 12677 Bangalore – Ernakulam Intercity Express and a dead WAP4 #22390 in tow. 22269 was just ...

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