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Kochi Metro Train Approaching Aluva Station Through Heavy Rain

The Kochi Metro Train Approaches Aluva Station in Heavy Rain

The turquoise-green Alstom Metropolis trainset of the Kochi Metro slowly changes tracks as it makes it way to the platform at the Aluva Metro station amidst heavy rains. The rain was falling in torrents in typical Kerala style, and the sky was completely overcast and dark. The “non-functioning) clock tower of the Aluva municipality can also be seen. Kochi Metro in ...

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The Serene Kallada River as a Nature’s Mirror

The Kallada river seen just after Munrothuruthu, or Munroe’s Island in the Kollam district, Kerala, epitomising Kerala’s famed natural beauty. The sky was cloudy and it was drizzling lightly, as the river silently flowed full to capacity with not a soul was around, hugging the thick vegetation lining its banks, as it is typical of any river in Kerala, reflecting ...

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a white Porsche 911 at the Dubai Mall at night

The Curves of a Pearl White Porsche Against a Blue Dubai Night

A pearl white Porsche 911 as seen at the Dubai Mall one night.

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A Freight Train in India Hauled by Twin EMD Diesel Locomotives

Hubli diesel locomotive shed’s WDG4D “Vijay” #40642 and a cousin WDG4, dedicated freight diesel locomotives of the Indian Railways haul a high-capacity BCNHL rake (covered wagon – heavy loading) seen at Sasthamkotta railway station in Kerala one early morning. The WDG4D is an indigenously developed version of the EMD WDG4 locomotive (EMD GTMAC64), by adding an additional drivers cab so it ...

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The Dubai Jumeirah skyline including the Burj al Arab hotel as seen as a sunset silhouette

The Dubai Jumeirah Sunset Silhouette

A silhouette of the Burj Al Arab hotel and the Dubai Jumeirah skyline as seen during the sunset.

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The Ashtamudi lake on a bright evening with the ferry service

A Ferry Glides Across a Dazzlingly Blue Ashtamudi Lake

A ferry (jankar) service glides across the Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam district, Kerala, as seen from the railway bridge spanning the lake. The lake is a shimmering blue, fringed by Kerala’s ubiquitous coconut green, all reflecting the brilliant afternoon sky of many shades of blue, awash with sumptuous clouds of many types and sizes. The ferry leaves a long wake, neatly ...

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