One of the places of interest in Udupi, Karnataka, India is Kaup Lighthouse and Beach. Kaup Light House stands tall at a height of 100 ft and serves as a great lookout point from where one scores a generous view of the coast as well as the expansive Arabian Sea. One can get stupendous views … Continue reading On top of the Lighthouse
Kasarsai Dam is just around 20 kms from my place and is a perfect getaway from a busy day. It's a quiet place and not much crowded. The road towards the dam is quite narrow. As monsoon is still in withdrawal state here, there is still greenery around. The green surroundings around make it a … Continue reading Sunset view from Kasarsai Dam
Bhuleshwar temple is an ancient temple located at around 65km from Pune, via Pune - Solapur highway. Lord Shiva is worshipped in this temple. This Temple is on top of a hill and is famous for its beautiful architecture and carvings. A small village called Yavat leads to this beautiful location. Bhuleshwar temple has been … Continue reading Beauty of Bhuleshwar Temple
Earlier this month, me and my friends planned a short trip to Thoseghar Waterfalls. It is a scenic spot located near the small village of Thoseghar, 20 km from Satara city, at the edge of the Konkan region, in Western India. There are few waterfalls, some of them 15 to 20 metres and one of … Continue reading Thoseghar Waterfalls
Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10 day Hindu festival celebrating birth of Ganesh which starts on fourth day of Bhadrapad month of Hindu calendar that falls in the month of August - September of the Gregorian calendar. This year Ganesh Chaturthi was on 13th September. Every year I ensure to visit 5 Manache Ganpati(respected and honored … Continue reading Pune’s Ganeshotsav and 5 Manache Ganpati
Rajmachi Fort is one of the historical forts in the hills of Sahyadri mountains. It is a popular destination for nature lovers, trekkers and for outdoor campers. In the rainy season from mid-June to mid-October, this region is all the more beautiful with clouds, water falls, streams, lush green forests and meadows.The local families provide … Continue reading Rajmachi Trek
I clicked this picture when I visited my native place(Coastal Karnataka) some 7-8 months back. What I really liked about this picture is the group of coconut trees at the back and the lone Thal tree in the front, the blue sky,the greenery around and the pathway. Here is my interpretation of this picture: Stand … Continue reading A Tree’s Advice
Birla Ganpati, also known as Mangal Murti Morya temple is situated at Shirgaon which is some 25km from Pune. This Ganpati idol is huge and one can see the idol from the adjoining national highway NH4 near Somatane Toll plaza. There is ample parking space below the entrance. One has to climb around 180 steps … Continue reading Monumental Idol
Stark silhouette against the cloudy sky.
This week's photography theme "Favorite Place", seems pretty straightforward and easy. But going through my camera snaps, made me realize that it's not that easy to chose from dozen of pictures. I did chose two places which are my favorite. First is the Mattu beach, Udupi, Karnataka, India. Udupi being my native place,I make a … Continue reading My Hangout place..