Of all the city roads that I have been to in Pune, I feel Jangli Maharaj Road (JM Road) is the best of all. This road has greenery on both sides. With tall, spreading branches, these trees fully cover the road from both sides in such a way that there is shade throughout the road. … Continue reading Tree Love
One of the most common tree is the Banyan Tree and we have plenty of those in Pune City. Majority of the trees that I posted for Thursday tree love are Banyan tree and this one is no different. Last month, I visited a garden called Chittaranjan Vatika in Model Colony, Pune. It is a … Continue reading Oasis of Calm
Allow nature’s peace flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.John Muir Temples in Pune, opened up to public in last week of October, 2021. I visited a Shiva temple last week for the first time since they opened up. Last time, I visited this temple around Feburary, 2020. This Someshwarwadi temple is a located … Continue reading Temple, Trees and Peace
Palm trees, Sambhaji Park, Pune, Maharashtra In one of my previous Tree Love posts, I mentioned about these Palm trees in Sambhaji Park. Last time when I visited, there were restrictions still in place so could not explore much of the park. Recently, I got a chance to visit again and this time the place … Continue reading Blue Skies and Palm Trees
Here is the gallery of images which I have clicked over the past year. Irrespective of the season, I make a point to keep a bowl of water for birds. Clicked most of the pictures when they had come to drink water. Pigeon Magpie RobinScaly Breasted MuniaIndian White Eye Parrot and Pigeon - Social distancing … Continue reading Furs and Feathers
Last week, we all celebrated Diwali with lot of lights and sweets. One of the aspect of Diwali is the mud fort making which is usually made by children during their Diwali hoildays. Miniature mud forts are made to remember the heroic deeds of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.Its an act of pure reverence towards Shivaji Maharaj. … Continue reading Diwali Mud Forts
Here is my entry for Cee's FOTD, Becky's Past Square and Terri's Sunday Stills- The Pink Side. Some of these images are recent and some I have digged through the archives and some I have already added in Past squares/FOTD. It is rightly said that "Pink is always in season.." anytime of the year.
In Pune, Maharashtra, India, we have these roundabouts which usually has some sort of art pieces installed all over the cities. This particular one is related music and one can see different indian musical intruments like tabla, harmonium, sitar, veena, shehnai etc art pieces which are on top a big tabla. The pictures are not … Continue reading Musical Roundabout
This banyan tree is at the heart of the market in the area where I live. I have lived in this area for most of my life and I have seen it grown to this big tree. Banyan Tree, Pashan area, Pune Spreading its branches and leaves out, it is a good spot for stalls … Continue reading Banyan Tree – TreeLove
I need to live like that crooked tree--...that knelt down in the hardest windsbut could not be blasted away.Edward Hirsh I think, trees growing up in the quiet inner areas of the Pune City look somewhat different than those growing along the roads. Clicked this tree growing near one of the internal roads in Baner … Continue reading Tilted and Strongest..