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The Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai at dusk, seen from Dubai Internet city

The Famous Sheikh Zayed Road of Dubai in the Evening

The Sheikh Zayed Road cutting through the center of Dubai and the commercial lifeline of its high profile commercial and business district appears deserted one late evening, though it was not, but for this well-timed photograph, as seen from the Dubai Internet City metro station elevator. The Sheikh Zayed Road, as the Emirates Road or E11 connecting all the Emirates ...

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The Bangalore Chennai Brindavan Express train with WAP7 locomotive

The Legendary Brindavan Express in its Full-length Glory

The 12640 Brindavan Superfast Express from Bangalore City SBC to Chennai Central MAS is seen near Bayyappanahalli at Sadanandanagar hauled by Royapuram electric locomotive shed’s WAP7 electric locomotive #30379, seen in its full 24-coach length glory. It was an unbelievably hot and sunny day, as can be seen from the photo, and to catch the legend I was almost fried ...

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The intricate patterns and designs on the ceiling and inside the dome at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abudhabi

Patterns on the Ceiling and Inside a Dome at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque

The view from the ground at the level of the ceiling and of the insides of a dome of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque at Abu Dhabi. Everything inside the brown circle is the dome. The intricate and minute designs and patterning of the dome and the ceiling stands out flattened down, in this technique I call “crane your neck and ...

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Sharjah Mowasalat Busscar Urbanuss Pluss Bus on Route 8

The Cute Little Busscar on Sharjah’s Mowasalat Route 8

Mowasalat (Sharjah) is the public transport undertaking run by the department of transportation of the Government of Sharjah, one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Seen here is one of their buses made by the now-defunct Brazilian company “Busscar“, branded “Urbanuss Pluss”. Busscar was a dominant force in the Brazilian economy, building all kinds of buses from 1946 until ...

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The Ashtamudi Lake near Kollam in Kerala at sunset, a riot of colors

The Ashtamudi Lake at Dusk Appears as God’s Canvas

A riot of colors makes the sky above the Ashtamudi lake backwaters near Kollam in South Kerala appear like the canvas of a beautiful oil painting, the sky being God’s canvas. The picture shows the typical idyllic picture postcard perfect Kerala setting: palm fringed shores, lazily lapping waves, a boatman or two on the water. The picture was taken from ...

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A beautiful picture of a train on a girder bridge in kerala, india. wap4 22580 Sabari Express

The Parasuram Express on a Girder Bridge in a Wet and Green Kerala

On a wet and overcast day with rain threatening to fall any minute, the 16650 Nagercoil – Mangalore Parasuram Express passes over a rust-stained girder bridge in central Kerala, just after Aluva and the famous bridge across the Periyar river with the view of the Aluva Manappuram, hauled by a mud-splattered bright orange-red and yellow Erode 5350 hp WAP4 class ...

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