Tungabhadra: Bridge over the Styx and fountains of everlasting youth

As a side dish to my Hampi trip, I visited the Tungabhadra reservoir and a park build within the complex that are fitted colorful fountains. It was already dark when I reached and I was greeted with a very eerie sight. It felt like the Styx with a bridge build over it instead of Charon’s boat. I noticed a sinful couple being eaten away by locusts of the nether world

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Hampi: Heady Antiquity

Hampi (Vijaynagara Empire): The last non-islamic superpower of the Deccan that the Bahmanis had to literally collude to dismantle and an architectural marvel that left Portuguese wanderers agape, Vijayanagara has always been alluring and to a certain extent enigmatic to me.

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Guest Photography: Kerala Backwaters and HDR experiments

While I have been noticing Jayanta Bora’s photographs for quite sometime now, I was awestruck by a recent set he did in the Kerala Backwaters, mostly in and around Kumarakom and Alappuzha (Alleppey).
He’s applied high dynamic range imaging (HDR) in some of these pictures.

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