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Catching sundown in Surathkal

After almost a week of tripping along the Karnataka Coast and beach-hopping along the way, we had a couple of days to spend in Malpe. On our second evening...
lighthouse on Surathkal beach,

After almost a week of tripping along the Karnataka Coast and beach-hopping along the way, we had a couple of days to spend in Malpe. On our second evening there (after the trip to St. Mary’s island and all that) we decided to drive further south and visit one more beach. The plan was to drive along that highway one more time, chase the sun and watch it set in Surathkal.

 Here are few  pictures from that evening in Surathkal Beach, in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka.

Surathkal sunset
Sunset at Surathkal beach
Sunset at Surathkal beach
Sunset at Surathkal beach
Sunset at Surathkal beach
Sunset at Surathkal beach
Sunset at Surathkal beach
And we caught sight of the moon before we left that beach.

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57 Comments on this post.
  • marsha
    10 August 2015 at 4:05 pm
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    lovely sunsets shots…the colours are so soft…

    • dNambiar
      11 August 2015 at 7:29 am
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      Thank you so much, Marsha. 🙂

  • ellen b.
    10 August 2015 at 9:52 pm
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    Very lovely light in these photos!

    • dNambiar
      11 August 2015 at 7:29 am
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      Thank you Ellen,
      Welcome here. 🙂

  • Su-sieee! Mac
    11 August 2015 at 1:13 am
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    • dNambiar
      11 August 2015 at 7:30 am
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      Hey Susiee, nice to see you here again.
      Thank you 🙂

  • Ravish Mani
    11 August 2015 at 2:47 am
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    Lovely captures, Divya. Beautiful & serene 🙂

    • dNambiar
      11 August 2015 at 7:30 am
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      Thank a whole bunch, Ravish. 🙂

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:14 am
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      thanks*

  • rupam sarma
    11 August 2015 at 5:09 am
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    Beautiful photos

    • dNambiar
      11 August 2015 at 7:30 am
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      Thanks Rupam. 🙂

  • Prasad Np
    11 August 2015 at 6:57 am
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    What lovely evening.. and is that moon for real… almost like in fairy tale pictures

    • dNambiar
      11 August 2015 at 7:32 am
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      It was a quiet subtle dusk.
      It is. I'd forgotten I had taken a pic of the moon that evening, until I saw the pictures a few days back. 😉

  • Annemor
    11 August 2015 at 7:54 am
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    Lovely pictures, I must say I liked the picture with the moon on, best.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Have a nice day
    Mormor

    • dNambiar
      13 August 2015 at 7:28 pm
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      Thank you, Mormor. 🙂
      I hope you are having a great week.

  • NatureFootstep
    11 August 2015 at 9:04 am
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    wow, a wonderful beach and a lovely sunset. Can´t be better 🙂

    • dNambiar
      13 August 2015 at 7:28 pm
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      Thank you so much, Monica.
      Coming from you, that means a lot.
      Thanks again, for hosting. 🙂

  • R Niranjan Das
    11 August 2015 at 11:24 am
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    Lovely captures, Nambiare! Love the evening horizon.

  • R Niranjan Das
    11 August 2015 at 11:24 am
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    Lovely captures, Nambiare! Love the evening horizon.

    • dNambiar
      13 August 2015 at 7:29 pm
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      Thanks a ton, Nomad. 🙂

  • joshi daniel
    11 August 2015 at 1:36 pm
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    nice colors and looks peaceful 🙂

    • dNambiar
      13 August 2015 at 7:29 pm
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      Hey Joshi,
      Thank you. What an honour to see your comment here. 🙂

  • The Untourists
    12 August 2015 at 2:38 am
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    So nice… Where did you stay at Surathkal?

    • dNambiar
      13 August 2015 at 7:30 pm
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      Thank you, Param.
      We didn't stay in Surathkal. Just drove down from Malpe and left after sunset. 🙂

  • Sri Kri
    12 August 2015 at 7:50 am
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    Nice composition.Great shots.

    Cheers,

    Sriram & Krithiga

    • dNambiar
      13 August 2015 at 7:33 pm
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      Thanks Sriram, Krithiga.
      🙂

  • likeschocolate
    14 August 2015 at 1:49 am
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    Heaven on earth!

    • dNambiar
      14 August 2015 at 8:53 pm
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      🙂
      Welcome here.
      Thank you for visiting. 🙂

  • Marie C
    14 August 2015 at 2:48 am
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    Beautiful sunset on the beach shots! Love the crescent moon photo also!

    • dNambiar
      14 August 2015 at 9:03 pm
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      Thank you Marie.
      🙂
      Welcome to Tipsy from the Trip. 🙂

  • S. Anupam
    14 August 2015 at 3:14 pm
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    Landing to your blog after almost two yrs… find new, refreshing and impressive template! Have been at Surathkal, must say… you captured it really really well 🙂

    • dNambiar
      18 August 2015 at 11:32 pm
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      Oh yeah? Welcome back. 🙂
      You noticed the template? It need a little more work, actually.
      Thank you so much, Anupam. 🙂

  • Kusum Sanu
    17 August 2015 at 3:45 pm
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    Surathkal?! 🙂

    • dNambiar
      18 August 2015 at 11:33 pm
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      Yes!
      We did some beach-hopping from Karwar to Surathkal. 🙂
      I hope you are doing well, Kusum. 🙂

  • Kokila Gupta
    21 August 2015 at 7:39 am
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    what a wonderful dusk-moon you have shot D! the sea looks calm in the pics and the beach sort of deserted – so ideal 🙂

    • dNambiar
      21 August 2015 at 7:47 am
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      Thank you, Kokila. It was a lovely and quiet evening at the beach or at least the part we were in, seemed very peaceful. It looked like most people were using another access to the beach. 🙂

  • Somali K Chakrabarti
    21 August 2015 at 7:47 am
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    Beautiful pics D. The beach is clean and serene and just across NIT Surathkal. Whenever I have passed through that way I couldn't help but to admire the location of the college.

    • dNambiar
      21 August 2015 at 7:51 am
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      Thank you, Somali. Yeah, it was pretty clean and a nice, serene setting to watch the sun go down. Exactly, where going to college must be like going on a seaside vacation. What fun! 🙂

  • Maitreni Mishra
    21 August 2015 at 7:57 am
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    Mesmerizing captures dear 🙂

    • dNambiar
      21 August 2015 at 8:19 am
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      Thank you, Maitreni. 🙂
      Been having a good week?

  • Indrani
    21 August 2015 at 10:36 am
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    A calm and beautiful setting!
    Great shots!

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:03 am
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      It was.
      Thank you, Indrani. 🙂

  • Chaitali Patel
    21 August 2015 at 11:34 am
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    Beautiful photos! Love the colors

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:04 am
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      Thank you so much, Chaitali. 🙂

  • Archana Kapoor
    21 August 2015 at 1:14 pm
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    stunning pictures Dee… are these from your India stay last year?

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:06 am
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      This was at the fag end of 2014. Earlier this year we visited some historical places in Karnataka and some out-of-the-world sculptures. The posts are on the way. 😉

      Thank you Archana.

  • Roohi Bhatnagar
    21 August 2015 at 1:19 pm
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    Wow loved the way you trailed the beaches. Great pictures. This look really serene, Divya.

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:11 am
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      Roohi, beach hopping along the coast was one helluva trip. I'm so glad I did that. This time we did go do some exploring in Karnataka. And I think it was time well spent.

      Our evening in Surathkal was a serene one indeed. There weren't many people around where we decided to sit and watch the sunset. And the beach itself was a nice one. And the pretty colours in the sky were a such a treat. And the following day we drove back to the chaos that is namma city. 🙂 But I miss the city, so much.

      Thanks again, Roohi. And thank you for sharing this post on twitter. 🙂

  • Amit Agarwal
    21 August 2015 at 5:19 pm
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    Lovely series of sundown, Divya:)

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:12 am
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      Thank you, Amit. The soft colours really made that evening a very pretty one. 🙂

  • Shrinidhi Hande
    21 August 2015 at 9:59 pm
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    Moon one is best

    • dNambiar
      22 August 2015 at 2:13 am
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      🙂
      Thank you, Shrinidhi. 🙂

  • magiceye
    22 August 2015 at 1:02 pm
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    Gorgeous captures!!

    • dNambiar
      23 August 2015 at 12:56 am
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      Thank you, Magiceye. 🙂

  • Rajesh
    22 August 2015 at 1:24 pm
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    Wonderful sunset shots from the beach.

    • dNambiar
      23 August 2015 at 12:57 am
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      Thank you, Rajesh.

  • Mridula
    6 September 2015 at 6:29 am
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    Divya, this is one beach where my husband and I went a long time ago! Brings back a lot of fond memories!

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