Nandi Hills is one of the popular one-day getaways from Bangalore. It is 40 km ( 1 hour) from Bangalore Airport. Follow the airport road and continue on to NH 44. Turn left at Nandi Cross and take SH 104 to Nandi Hills Main Road. The hills are nestled near …
This river runs through the centre of Florence. The day was sunny and bright when we visited. There were colourful buildings to be seen alongside the river. Florence is a picturesque city. It was a nice day to explore.
Sree Ayyappa Temple is built in the style of Kerala temple architecture. The roof is covered with red clay tiles. There is a tall kodimaram (flagstaff) in front of the temple. On festival days, the outside walls of the temple are lit up using many small oil lamps. The temple was consecrated in 1995.
It is a beautiful clock. It has a solid look with intricate designs around it. It is placed in a large open area, at one end of a sculpture gallery. The area is full of natural light.
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The Hibiscus was beautiful. It was in the shade of a coconut tree and had a bright, vibrant colour. I had to catch the exact shade of red in the photo. And the focus and light had to be perfect.
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I came across the Hibiscus in Vasai, a suburb of Mumbai. Many parts of Vasai fall under coastal regulation zone and are out of bounds for development.
I used my Sony Xperia ZR camera. It focuses really close and its small lens and sensor give more depth of field than a large camera. The big screen of Sony Xperia ZR is easier to see than the viewfinder of a camera.
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