Eleven Street Photos from Around the World

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Apr 152018
 
Walking Street; Pattaya; Thailand; street; uasatish;

I have shown here a selection of eleven street photographs from India and outside. These are candid images. None of them is posed or manipulated. The cameras that I used include SLR, mobile  phone and point & shoot. The locations cover city areas, crowded street, mountain road, bamboo forest and a medieval town.

1. Street in Rome
Rome; street; architecture; Italy; cobbled street; uasatish; buildings;

Cobblestone Street

This street is somewhere in the city centre of Rome. It is a narrow cobblestone street and lined with Continue reading »

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Odathil Palli – Heritage Mosque in Thalassery Town

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Apr 082018
 

Odathil Palli is an age-old mosque in the heart of Thalassery town. The architecture has a distinctive style which is commonly found in mosques in Kerala. Odathil Palli was reportedly built in 1806. Moosakakka Keyi was the man behind construction of the mosque. The palli or mosque is not easily visible from the road as it is behind a gate which has a padippura on top. Padippura is a traditional arched gateway on a path leading to the main building

Odathil Palli; mosque; palli; Thalassery; Tellicherry; Kerala; uasatish; copper clad roof;

Exterior of Odathil Palli with Copper-Clad Roof

Architecture of the Mosque

The architecture of the mosque shows none of the Continue reading »

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Shree Sundareshwara Temple in Kannur – Dedicated to Lord Shiva

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Apr 012018
 

Shree Sundareshwara Temple is an ancient temple in the heart of Kannur. The main deity is Lord Shiva (Sundareshwara). Other deities are of Ganapathy, Ayyappan, Kali and Nagam. The temple was consecrated in 1916.

Shree Sundareshwara Temple; Kannur; temple; Lord Shiva; Kerala; India; uasatish;

Entrance to Valiambalam

History

In the eighth century, the early inhabitants of Malabar, Continue reading »

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Church of Immaculate Conception in Panjim, Goa

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Mar 252018
 
Church of Immaculate Conception; Panjim; Goa; India; church; uasatish;

Church of Immaculate Conception

Church of Immaculate Conception overlooks the town square in Panjim. The colonial Portuguese style church has a history going back to 1541. It is one of the largest in Goa. Mass is conducted daily in Continue reading »

Mangeshi Temple – Ancient Temple in Goa Dedicated to Lord Shiva

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Mar 182018
 

Mangeshi Temple is a beautiful temple in Goa and dedicated to Lord Mangueshi, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The temple is one of the most popular in Goa and attracts many devotees. The ancient temple has a history that goes back 450 years.

Mangeshi Temple; Goa; Lord Shiva; temple; uasatish;

Mangeshi Temple Building

Temple Complex in Mageshi

Mangeshi Temple is on a hillock. You have to go up a flight of stairs to reach the place. Devotees are expected to Continue reading »

Ozran Beach in North Goa (Little Vagator)

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Mar 112018
 
Ozran Beach; Goa; India; Little Vagator; uasatish; beach;

Beach Beds on Ozran Beach

Ozran Beach is in North Goa. It is also known as Little Vagator because it is near Vagator Beach. Ozran Beach is small and quiet. A striking feature of the beach is that you have to climb down a steep cliff to reach the place. Ozran Beach is at the bottom of a palm fringed cliff. There are a few Continue reading »

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Fort Aguada – Top Goa Travel Destination

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Mar 042018
 
Fort Aguada; Goa Travel; Goa; Fort; uasatish;

Fort Aguada and Its Lighthouse

Fort Aguada is a 400 year old Portuguese-built fort in Goa. It overlooks the Arabian Sea where River Mandovi flows into it. It is a top travel destination in Goa and draws many Continue reading »

Singrauli – India’s Energy Capital and Home to Thermal Power Plants

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Feb 252018
 
Singrauli; India's energy capital; coal mining; thermal power plant; India; Madhya Pradesh; uasatish; excavator;

Singrauli Coal Mines on a Cloudy Afternoon

Singrauli is the energy capital of India. The area has one billion tonnes of coal reserves. Consequently huge thermal power plants have sprung up in Singrauli. Coal mining is the major income earner here.

Singrauli is fast emerging as the power hub of India, especially for electrical power and coal. Therefore locally Continue reading »

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Rangaon Beach – Secluded Beach Near Vasai

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Feb 192018
 
Rangaon Beach; beach; Vasai; India; sky; clouds; sand; uasatish;

The Sky at Rangaon Beach

Rangaon Beach is 8.2 km from Vasai railway station. It is a secluded beach because not many people seem to have heard about it. The road leading to Rangaon Beach is narrow and two cars can Continue reading »

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