Monthly Archives: October 2017

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A Double Decker Houseboat Under a Perfectly Blue Sky in Kerala

A very long, outsized full-length double-decker houseboat lies anchored on a hot and dry January day somewhere in Alappuzha on the most houseboat-travelled route in Kerala. The Vembanad lake lies still while the coconut trees stand in contrast to the perfectly blue sky. The houseboat here named the “Royal Palace” and classified as “Conference Houseboat” is probably the largest on ...

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The 16315 Bangalore-Kochuveli Express Runs with the Evening Sun

The 16315 Bangalore City-Trivandrum Kochuveli Express curves past the famous Baiyyappanahalli curve like it does every day on its daily run to God’s Own Country every evening. The setting sun reflects off the side on the loco, Royapuram electric loco shed’s WAP4 22841. It was the day when I went wandering around Bangalore taking a lot of photographs, finishing the day ...

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Rows Pubs Bars Signs Bangalore Nightlife Rest House Brigade Road

Classic Bangalore! Neon Signs for Pubs on Resthouse Road

Dazzling neon signs stand in a row advertising pubs, restaurants and bars on Bangalore’s legendary Rest House Road, just off Brigade Road and parallel to Church Street, in a classic display of urbanity and the Bangalore’s nightlife, which was dominated by pub, earning it the sobriquet of “The Pub City of India”, which has unfortunately been on a wane for ...

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KSRTC Eicher SuperFast Bus RSC990 Kottayam

KSRTC Eicher SuperFast RSC990 of Kottayam (RIP)

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) Kottayam depot’s SuperFast bus RSC990 stands majestically at its home depot after a long run from Mysore. A pair of Eicher Superfasts were procured for this route including this one and were among the first Eicher Superfasts of the corporation. Sadly, this stance is no more, as the bus was completely destroyed when a truck ...

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Red Blue Breathtaking Sunset Kollam Killimukkam Edava Nadayara Lake

A Stunning Red-and-Blue Kerala Backwater Sunset!

This is a real picture of a real sunset in Kerala over the Edava Nadayara lake backwaters or the Kilimukkam lake on the border of Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts, as seen from a train that passes over the lake on the Kilimukkam bridge at this spot, the sky incredibly painted half red and half blue, the red flaming over the ...

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Kottayam Ernakulam Limited Stop Private Bus New Body Design Scania

A Private Bus in Kerala with a Custom Built Scania Copy Body

Poornasree is a veteran private bus operator running Limited-Stop private stage carriage bus services between Kottayam and Ernakulam in Kerala. This Poornasree bus, seen resting at Kottayam Nagampadam private bus station one rainy afternoon has a new custom-built body (compliant to AIS-052 standards) that looks like a knockoff of Scania’s trademark Metrolink bus body design. The Kottayam – Ernakulam route ...

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