Monthly Archives: December 2015

Full length view of Jan Shatabdi Express

Full Length View of the 12082 Jan Shatabdi Express

Freshly painted SR AJJ WAP1 #22041 in full WAP4 livery rests at Kottayam with the 12082 Trivandrum – Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express. The first two coaches are in regular Jan Shatabdi livery while most of the remaining are pasted over with advertisement wraps of different colors for Joy Alukkas jewelers, Madhyamam newspaper and others. The WAP1, with mid-mounted headlamps no less, ...

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Kuttanad Chennemkari Kerala Backwaters

A Lovely Kuttanad Evening in a Typical Kerala Backwater Setting

Kuttanad, that part of Kerala in Alappuzha (Alleppy) world-famous for its backwaters. This is the “backbone” of those backwaters, the Pampa river lazily cutting though its center at Chennemkari in a typical Kerala backwater setting: A wide expanse of clear water flanked by palm-tree fringed banks, reflecting off the lazily flowing water. Taken at water level from a small “shuttle” boat ...

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New Mercedes Benz multi-axle bus model

Mercedes-Benz New 15-Meter “Ultra High Deck” Multi-Axle Bus!

Mercedes-Benz’s new Multi-Axle bus model probably undergoing road tests spotted outside a BharatBenz showroom in a central Tamil Nadu town. The bus is a ground-breaking 15 meters long, breaking Volvo 9400PX‘s (B11R – now discontinued) 14.5 m meter length record, making it the longest bus in India (and Asia). 15 meters is also the legally the longest length any passenger road ...

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Sunset and live raining cloud bank in Kerala

A Sunset Lights Up an Incredible Raining Cloud Bank in a Golden Hue!

The setting sun lights up an incredibly wide, expansive cloud bank, all cottony and fluffy from “behind”, highlighting it contours in a poetic golden hue late one evening. One set of raining clouds in the middle is completely lit up in the golden setting color of the sun! The rain falling of the cloud can be clearly seen as golden showers ...

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