Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Munnar

Image Courtesy : My Dad. These are images of Kolukkumalai which were taken during our second visit to Munnar in 2006. Munnar had always been our favorite holiday destination for its never-ending greenery and stunning weather. A tricky ride to the top of the mountain will take you to the top of the mountain and … Continue reading Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Munnar

Thalacauvery Temple, Coorg

Thalacauvery Temple, Coorg

This is from where the river Cauvery is considered to be originated. This image is a temple which is built around that place of origin. The time I visited here, it was completely raining and misty. As you can see, the visibility is very less. Add to that, strong winds striking against you constantly. It was just magical..!!!

Ghum Railway Station, Darjeeling

Ghum Railway Station, Darjeeling

This image is by far, my favorite shot, simply because of the way I took it. I was travelling through the chilly and misty city roads of Darjeeling, in 2010. Just then, we passed this railway station(the highest in India at an altitude of 2257m) right in the center of the road(there is no usual train service these days from here, mostly we get to see a town-to-town slow ride cutting right through the city roads). The driver didn't stop the car. I just wanted to snap this one. So I took out my small digicam and stretched my arms out. I didnt have the time to take a look at the LCD screen to check if its okay before taking the picture. So I just went ahead and took the picture. The only thing I wanted was to make sure any part of the car getting into the picture. Luckily,, the car stayed out of the equation and I got this nice picture. The mist and color pattern in this pic is the same as it was at that time. One more thing is that this picture made its way into the selected Daily Dozen photos in the official National Geographic website, which was quite a surprise for me. So in any case, this lucky snap remains my fav. 🙂