Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A Short Holiday in Dakshina Kannada













Onwards to Mangalore














A quaint station on the way










Exiting one of the fifty odd tunnels the train passes through















Panoramic view to the right of the train




A small waterfall to the right of the train




















One of the bridges that spans a deep ravine. See the three locos required to pull (actually push back) the train

















 Entering one of the tunnels





















Yours truly in front of a cave, called Parasurama guhe, on Kunjalagiri, near Pajaka - the birthplace of Madhvacharya.


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A Garudagamba in one of the Devi temples, with the moon























An old old bridge on the way to Dharmasthala and is next to the sangama of Netravati and Kumaradhara



A butterfly trapped in a cup full of natural rubber being collected from a rubber tree.




 Devotees at a rare open air Ganapati temple


A rainbow in broad daylight without rain! Never have I seen one such before.





















Garudagamba (?) in front of the the Thousand Pillared Basti in Mudabidri.






The view of the Basti with evening sky




















 A storm threatens us at the Ullala beach.

















Statue of Rani Abbaka Devi of Ullal. A figure that fascinated my sister and I when we had a lesson describing her heroics during her war against Portuguese invaders in the mid-seventeen hundreds. She formed a part of our games too.



3 comments:

  1. Sir,

    Fantastic Photography... Great piece of work... When you are converting them to sketch? :)

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