Moodabidri Kambala 2017

Moodabidri Kambala 2017

My hometown Moodabidri hosted its 15th annual Buffalo race, Kambala at Kadalakere Nisargadhama on Saturday 11th November 2017. The Kambala or the buffalo race is unique to Udupi & Mangalore districts. Last year due to the order of the Supreme Court of India, Kambala races were cancelled and this is the first Kambala race of … Read moreMoodabidri Kambala 2017

Kambala Time Table 2017-18

Miyar Kambala 2015

Today the Supreme Court of India has refused to stay a plea filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to ban a legislation in Karnataka that permits the annual buffalo race, Kambala. In September this year, PETA had filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction from the court to strike … Read moreKambala Time Table 2017-18

Shiradi Ghat

Kempu Hole

Shiradi Ghat is a 35kms stretch of ghat section on the NH-75 highway through the Western Ghats connecting Mangalore and Bangalore, the state capital of Karnataka. This section of the highway has refreshing scenic views to offer during monsoon. I drove through this stretch just a couple of days ago, on my way towards Bangalore … Read moreShiradi Ghat

Shiradi Waterfall

Shiradi Waterfall

While returning from Bangalore after finishing Macro & Product Photography Workshop and driving down the beautiful Shradi Ghat, I spotted a small roadside stream flowing down as a small yet beautiful waterfall. Capturing the magic of the water gushing out in full force is a favourite subject of most of us. The secret of good … Read moreShiradi Waterfall

Stone Quarry at Phantom Rock

Stone Quarry at Phantom Rock

Last year I had gone to Sultan Bathery, Wayanad, Kerala, with my family, on holiday. Phantom Rock was one of the tourist destination we wanted to visit. Phantom Rock is about 13 km from Kalpetta adjacent to the Ambalavayal town. The rock has the shape of a skull and hence the name. Locally called ‘Thalappara’. … Read moreStone Quarry at Phantom Rock

In Search of Lost Gods – Cambodia Part 8

Banteay Srei Panorama

Our next destination after visiting Kulen mountain was temple of Banteay Srei. Considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of Angkorian art, Banteay Srei is cut from stone of a pinkish hue and includes some of the finest stone carving anywhere on earth. We had our lunch at one of the eatery … Read moreIn Search of Lost Gods – Cambodia Part 8

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