Photo Essay

Rivers – A Photo Essay

Rivers flow close to many towns and cities. Cities near rivers and seas have two big advantages: commerce and sustainability. For example, Kochi, Kolkata and Mangalore have big ports and are also major fishing centres.

It was inevitable that I came across rivers, big and small, in my travels within and outside India.

1. Amstel River

 

Amstel River; Amsterdam; Netherlands; rivers; uasatish;

Amsterdam is one of the towns that sprung around …

Eleven Street Photos from Around the World

I have shown here a selection of eleven street photos 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 Photo of 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 …

Eleven Churches that I Came Across on My Travels

Churches can be found all around the world. I have visited many of them in my travels. Some of them are historic and often filled with art treasures. Wealth of Roman Catholic Church is impossible to calculate. Churches in Europe have priceless art, land and gold. I  have here made a collection of my photos of churches, small and big.
1.St. Peter’s Basilica 
St. Peter's Basilica; Vatican; Rome; Italy; church; travel; architecture; uasatish;
St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican

St. Peter’s Basilica is the largest church in the world. It is supposedly built …

Top Nine Posts of 2017

We have come to the end of an eventful year. We now have a brand new year ahead of us. It is time to choose the top nine posts of 2017.
It was not an easy selection. I had to go by web site traffic and social media engagements to bring you your best-loved posts of 2017.
1. Thruvangad Temple
Sree Ramaswamy Temple; Thiruvangad Temple: Thalassery; Kerala; India; architecture; outdoor; uasatish; building; Thiruvangad; copper clad roof;
Copper Sheeting on the Roof

Sree Ramaswamy Temple in Thalassery is …