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Kongunadu Highway

The Under-Renovation NH47 Highway near Coimbatore

The Walayar – Coimbatore part of the Palakkad – Coimbatore section of the National Highway 47 (new number NH 744) which runs from Kanyakumari to Salem via Kerala. Half-finished flyovers and overbridges dot the stretch of the two-lane road marred by potholes and twists and turns which is such a contrast from the awesome three-lane highways of the rest of ...

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Traffic Rules Written in Malayalam

Obey Traffic Rules! By Order, Kerala Police

The most basic traffic rules written in Malayalam hang from a traffic signal post at Kalady junction on the MC Road in Kerala. (Traffic signals are called just “traffic” in Kerala. So what is traffic actually called? A “block”. Yeah we are complicated. The rules written are as follows: Don’t drink and drive. Always wear seatbelts. Do not overtake from ...

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Typical Scene on Indian Roads

And We Keep on Truckin’…!

A run-down container carrier truck carrying a Maersk container takes a break at the peripheries of Bangalore, India. An overloaded bike with two guys and two kids and no helmets meanwhile cooly ride past it unperturbed on the wrong side of the unmarked road. What we see here is quintessential semi-urban India. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This ...

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View through the front windshield inside a KSRTC Superfast bus

Front-Row Seat View from Inside a KSRTC Superfast

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) Superfast bus RSC 587 of Adoor rumbles along the MC Road between Kaladi and Ankamali. This photo was taken inside the bus through the front windshield over the driver’s shoulder, where the front-row seat view through the plate glass window shows the commanding driver’s position, exceptionally good road and the unruly traffic on it, ...

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A quote in Tamil praising women on the back of a Bangalore autorickshaw

The Mother is More God than God himself!

“Kallil sedhikkiya Kadavulai vida karuvil sumandha thaiyeh mudhai deivam” says this quote in Tamil on the back of an autorickshaw seen in Bangalore. In English it means “The mother who carried you in her womb is more God than the idol hewn in stone!” Profound and incredible! Auto drivers are not known for their high values and all, but this ...

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Love shaped plastic band behind a wiperblade

Love Under a Wiperblade :)

A Goods autorickshaw driver got creative with a red plastic band to express his love (towards who?). Twisted the band into the shape of a heart and strategically positioned behind the wiper blade while sunlight glints off the windshield. Taken with a phone camera, the Nokia 6500, hence the poor quality. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This ...

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