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Top Nine Posts of 2017

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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 …

Fifteen Bridges to Love

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Blauwbrug (Blue Bridge); Amsterdam; canal; water; bridge; sky; clouds; uasatish;
Blauwbrug (Blue Bridge)

I have put together a selection of my pictures of bridges. They are from different parts of the world. Some of the bridges are famous while others are historic or have architectural beauty.

1. Blue Bridge

Blauwbrug (Blue Bridge) is a historic bridge across the Amstel River. It connects the Rembrandtplein with the Waterlooplein in central Amsterdam. The original seventeenth-century wooden bridge was painted blue. It was replaced by the new bridge in 1884. Its architecture is similar to …

Temples – A Photo Essay seats of tranquility

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temple; India; architecture; uasatish; Wayanad; Kerala; Thirunelly;
Thirunelli Temple

Temples most people find seats of tranquility, whatever may be the reason for visiting them.  I have put together here a selection of photos from my visits to temples in India.

“Go not to the temple to put flowers upon the feet of God,
First fill your own house with the Fragrance of love…”, Rabindranath Tagore had written. …

Beaches – A Photo Essay

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Bekal Beach; Kerala; India; beach; sea; sand; sky; uasatish;
Beach Below Bekal Fort

Beaches hold a fascination for many people. Now that summer is upon us, it is perhaps the right time to present some photos of beaches that I have been to. “I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” These are the words of  Rafael Nadal, popular tennis star. …

Top Ten Posts of 2016

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You may have had a wonderful new-year eve day with lots of good food and cheerful experiences. We now have a brand new year ahead of us and this looks like the right time to choose the top ten posts of 2016.

From the beginning of 2016, I put the focus of my posts on travel as well as photography. Since then, the site has gained in popularity and page views have steadily climbed up. It was not an easy job for me to select the top 10 posts from last year. I had to some extent depend on the website traffic and social media engagements to bring you your favourite posts of 2016.

St. Peter's Basilica; Vatican City; church; fountain; outdoor; architecture; sky; travel; uasatish; Rome; Roma; Italy; Italia;
St. Peter’s Basilica

General Reflections on Italy is the post based on …