Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beach shacks at Calangute beach, Goa

Beach Shacks on Calangute Beach, Goa

Beach ‘shacks’ as they are called seen lined up at Calangute beach in Goa, India against a blue sky and golden sands of the beach. Shacks act as open air restaurants and bars on the beach serving great food and ...

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Picture of the Arakkonam WAP1 bringing the Dibrugarh - Kanyakumari Vivek Express train to Kottayam

Lucky Number 13 With India’s (28 hr Late) Longest Distance Train

On a chilly morning where it looked like it would rain (and it did), Arakkonam’s 25-year old WAP1 #22013 crawls into Kottayam bringing in India’s train with the longest running distance, the 15606 Vivek Express from Dibrugarh in Assam the very ...

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A Sunset Over Distant Hills in a Blaze of Glory!

The majestic sun goes down over the distant hills in a blaze of furious white and yellow glory, painting the surroundings in a haze of orange and gold as huge high-tension electricity towers stand dwarfed on the foot of the hills ...

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Kerala KSRTC old ordinary bus TS620 on MC Road

KSRTC’s Old Ordinary Bus TS620 “Aana Vandi” of Muvvattupuzha

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s ordinary bus TS620 of Muvvattupuzha deport wheezing up the curves of the MC Road on its Muvvattupuzha – Kootthattukulam run which takes it entirly though hilly areas which the old, dusty, flaky, moldy (note the moss ...

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The Lush, Green Rolling Vagamon Hills!

A small part of the rolling green hills of Vagamon, Kottayam district, Kerala. Vagamon is a locally famous hill-station tourist destination (though not much known outside Kerala) with green meadows covering bald hills (motta kunnu), pine forests and tea estates. ...

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Lots of Colorful Bangles Lying on the Ground

A close up shot of a lot of colorful bangles lying discarded in a field. These bangles are called ‘kuppivala’ (????????) in Malayalam, translating to ‘glass bangles’ though they are made of plastic and not glass. These were popular among all ...

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