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Lonely Beach at Dusk evening after sunset with boat

After the Sunset: A Dark and Lonely Beach at Dusk

A dark beach. A marooned boat. The sun has long since vanished beyond the horizon, the skies still bearing wide orange scars of a blistering day long gone. The darkness is closing in, to soon wipe the skies off those last dying memories of that day. The creeping darkness has engulfed the lonely boat, as it sadly across the calm ...

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Kerala KSRTC Souble Decker City Bus RN 765 Thiruvananthapuram Kazhakoottam Night

KSRTC’s Double Decker City Bus RN765 at Kazhakoottam

Kerala KSRTC’s Double Decker bus RN765 as seen at Kazhakoottam bus stop in Thiruvananthapuram one evening. The bus runs from Kazhakoottam to East Fort (Kizhakekotta) via Technopark and the bypass. KSRTC has three such double decker buses, two new ones, RN765 and RN766, which is running in Ernakulam and the classic TR666, the “Double Devil” around 20 years old but ...

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Golden Sunset Kochi Cochin Lake Kerala atop ship framed

A Dramatic Golden Sunset on the Kochi Lake, Kerala

The sun sets as an enormous fiery ball of liquid gold over the Kochi (Cochin) lake in Kerala. A dredger that happened to come by during the time served as a fine backdrop for the spectacle, the fittings on top of it perfectly framing the ball of fire, appearing it be caged behind the Trident of Poseidon. The shot is ...

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KSRTC Kerala Scania Multi Axle Bus Running highway morning

Kerala KSRTC Scania RP655 on an Empty Highway

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) RP655 Scania Metrolink Multi-Axle bus from Mangalore to Thiruvananthapuram cruises along happily one early Saturday morning, at Puthentheruvu near Karunagappally on the NH66 (former NH47) in Kollam district in Kerala. The spot is in front of the famous Mother’s Kitchen highway restaurant. The highway is calm and empty, enabling a long-range shot, which is ...

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Twin Diesel ALCO Locomotives Indian Railways Ernakulam Kerala

Ernakulam Twins at Ernakulam North

The double-headed 56362 Ernakulam Jn – Nilambur Road passenger train stands at Ernakulam Town station one fine rain-cooled morning. The train is headed by two MU’ed WDM3A locomotives of the Ernakulam ERS Diesel Loco Shed (DLS) #17894 and #14125, standing glistening in their fresh, scrubbed orange-cream livery, in sharp contrast to the lush green canopy of the rain tree. The ...

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Dubai Marina Night Photo Pier 7 Address Hotel

The Dubai Marina at Night from the Al Gharbi Street Bridge

A view of the Dubai Marina at night as seen from the Al Gharbi Street bridge. Featuring prominently on the skyline is the enormous tower block of the Address Dubai Marina Hotel, the golden glow of its light permeating the night skyline. Foreshadowing it is the tower of the fancy Pier 7 Restaurant, a hangout of the rich and famous. ...

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