Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning 2

OK! I am very inspired with all the posts for the theme of the week, and so let me present to you a  very typically South Indian Breakfast. On the plate is Idlies, Ulundu wada, Sambhar, Chutney, bread-butter and Ven-Pongal. I had trouble adjusting the lighting so the picture has come out grainy. What a…

Wild Fire

As the rains set in, many trees shed their flowers as a mark of respect. And one such tree is the Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant, or the Flame tree. These plants often spot red of yellow hues flowers that are edible too. Known as the Delonix regia we call it Gulmohar in Hindi where Gul’…

A Majestic Creature

I recently enjoyed a well deserved and unexpected break to Coorg, Karnataka (OK, the break was expected, but site wasn’t). One of the places we visited was an Elephant Training Camp, in the North of Coorg, in a place called Dubare. Here, they teach elephants to carry load and work for humans. As inhuman as…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning

It is a traditional Hindu belief to start the day with a visit to the temple. I am not an overtly religious person, but I believe in a supreme being. This is a picture of Tala Cauvery, the origin of the sacred River Cauvery, which gives water to two states, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, and is…

Unexpected Colors Up In The Sky

My marriage turns three today (June 6), and keeping with our annual tradition, we gifted each other a trip to somewhere far from home. It gives us the time away from everyday stresses and have fun in each other’s company. On our way to Coorg, Karnataka, that is at the South of India, we saw…