Sunday, October 16, 2016

Stadium at Dharmashala

The Cricket stadium at  Dharmashala is breathtaking, Nestled as it is in the lap of snow clad himalayas.



I train my camera at the wicket for the first time (Ranji Trophy- Oct 2016) and what do I get , A wicket of course!


Sunday, April 24, 2016

Baga Creek-Goa

Enchanting is Goa- Romance probably is in the air. 18 months of hectic travel - hordes of photographs lying in the can (modern day memory card). Starting of with Baga creek.






Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Waterfalls_Ganganachukki and BaraChukki

Karnataka is blessed with many a water falls spanning the entire state. Quite close to Bengaluru are  two fabulous waterfalls adjoining the oldest hydel power station -The Shivansumudram project.

A perfect place to spend a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The Ganganachukki




 BaraChukki





Sunday, July 19, 2015

Savandurga

Savandurga, couple of hours drive from Bengaluru is a perfect place for rock climbing, both for a novice as well as a enthusiast.


A view of the rock from a distance



Dotted by beautiful spots around, including temples and a fort which runs all along the rock


And provides a perfect setting for rock climbing


Thursday, April 30, 2015

Random Shots in God's Own Country

Om the way to Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary




Shooing away the Predators


Paddy fields

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Someshwara temple_Kolar

This fourteenth century Someshwara temple is the contribution of the Vijaynagar kings to Kolar, and is typical to  Vijaynagar. A huge  complex, it also has  a smaller temple dedicated to Goddess Durga.



Beautifully crafted Pillars in the mandap reminds of the temples at Hampi.



Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Kolaramma Temple_Kolar

Back from Bloggers Block with Kolar

Kolar, otherwise known for the gold fields has rich history, have been  ruled by the Gangas, Cholas, Hoysalas and the Vijayanagar kings. The area consists of many beautiful temples, One among them is the Kolaramma temple dedicated to Goddess Durga


A Friday ritual with women lighting lamps made out of inverted squeezed lime rind


Cholan inscription dated to the reign of Rajendra Chola (1012-1045 AD)