July2015

  • Wave watching on Maravanthe beach

    Our next stop on the Karnataka Coast was Maravanthe Beach. After a simply-perfect evening at Ottinene Beach, we headed inland to Kollur but the next day we were back on NH-99, the highway that runs through a good part of the India’s west coast. We were driving south and...
  • Catching light | Radiant clouds in Altamont

    Caught: the sun having a lazy day in the summer sky. A pic with a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 The week before last as we driving through Interstate 580 (I-580) near Altamont (California), we saw this amazing sight — a glow in the late evening sky. It was almost...
  • A beach so unspoiled and simply beautiful

    Simply Beautiful! I wouldn’t want to call it anything else. Decorative adjectives might steal Ottinene Beach off its pure, natural beauty. Ottinene Beach — I must say — turned out to be the best part of our beach-hopping trip along the Karnataka Coast. When I looked up this place,...
  • Fountains and shadows

    Never before have I looked at fountains and noticed the natural light falling on the spurting water; never have I noticed the shadows cast by a water fountain. Thank you ‘Catching Light,’ thank you Monica for the inspiration. Caught: some water, some light on the spurting water and even...
  • Seeing Seattle from Space (Needle)

    If you could see one thing in Seattle, go to that one place that shows you everything, suggests the brochure of the most popular structure of the city. Now, if you look at the skyline of the city of Seattle in Washington State, you will see that there is...
  • Murudeshwar: Where everything seems to be massive

    Just off what was popularly known as NH -17* (Edapally- Panvel Highway, now NH- 66), around 80 kilometres south of Gokarna is another temple town, known for its Shiva temple, a humongous statue of the god, an imposing temple tower and of course, its beach. Murudeshwar. It does sound...
  • Painted skies, silhouettes and warm glows

    Sunsets are mesmerizing. What better way to end a day than watch a sunset? And even after the sun goes down, the effects are there, up in the sky. Look at these painted skies from an evening in Aptos, CA. Caught: TwiLIGHT, Aptos, California. The sun had set. The...
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