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A signboard for a place named Moscow in Kottayam district Kerala

In #CommunistKerala, You Turn Right to go to Moscow!

A road direction sign board on a local road in Kottayam district, Kerala. Yes, what you see is actually the name of a village junction, and not some international signboard. In a state with huge communist leanings it is no accident that there are many places named ‘Moscow’ there! The only anomaly is that instead of left, you have to turn ...

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A Cow Lying on a Roadside in Bangalore

“Moo!” Cows be a Chillin’ on Bangalore Roads

A completely chilled out Bos Taurus chews cud lying very comfortably under the Yeshwantpur overpass on the road leading to Rajajinagar. I stopped to say hi. Cows are were common on Indian roads and are part of the enduring strerotype of Indian roads: “Cows on Indian Roads”. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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Colorful Channapatna Lacquer Toys on display at MG Road Bangalore

Shining Little Channapatna Lacquer Toys and Dolls!

Colorful, shining little colorful Channapatna Toys and Dolls happily sit basking in the early afternoon sun at the outdoor Kaveri Handicrafts Emporium at the Junction of MG Road and Brigade Road, the nerve center of Bangalore. The history of Channapatna Toys can be traced to Tipu Sultan and Persia. They are made out of Ivory Wood (today Teak also) and finished using Lacquer wood ...

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A Pink Color New Model Volkswagen Beetle car spotted in Bangalore

A Hot Pink Volkswagen Beetle in Bangalore!

Prize catch! A Volkswagen New Beetle car in standard Hot Pink color spotted at Canara Bank signal, Koramangala 100 ft road, Bangalore! This is something I had kept an eye out for a long time! Volkswagen New Beetles were available in India till 2013 for a sweet 22 lakhs a piece when they were discontinued for want of sales (obviously), managing to sell only around ...

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Flex board put up by Argentina fans in Kerala

Vamos Argentina! From Kaduthuruthy, Kerala

Argentina Fans Proclaim their Love for the Team in Kerala. Kerala is crazy about football and this craziness reaches a fever pitch during every FIFA World Cup. Fans put up huge hoardings with graphics printed on flex sheets proclaiming love and tributes for their favorite teams which mostly happen to be Brazil and Argentina, which many people are hard core, ...

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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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