Archives for September 2012

Hermit Crab

Unlike Crabs these Decapod (ten legged) Crustaceans walk in a straight line, and facing forward. The one in the picture seemed to be in no hurry. The moment I toppled the Crab, it retracted itself completely into the shell and came out the very next moment and started walking as though it didn’t care about […]

Supertrees of Singapore

Supertrees are tree-like structures that dominate the ‘Gardens by the Bay’ landscape of Singapore. With heights that range between 25 metres (82 ft) and 50 metres (160 ft) they serve as vertical gardens that perform a multitude of functions, which include planting, shading and working as environmental engines for the gardens. They are fitted with […]

Buddha statue, Hyderabad

This Buddha statue is at the centre of the Hussain Sagar lake, Hyderabad.

New York skyscraper

Mahishasura statue, Mysore

This gigantic statue of Mahishasura (Mahisha Demon) is on top of the Chamundi Hill of Mysore. In fact, Mysore gets its name from him, that is how prominent and (in)famous he was according to our mythology!

Garuda statue, Tirupati

This statue is located at the entrance of the Tirupati Hill.

Balinese Legong Dancers

Legong is a form of Balinese dance. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures. One of the most beautiful and elegant dance form I have ever seen.

Chamundi temple gopura in the night

This is one of my favorite captures of all time. I had a tripod, lots of time and for company, two good friends.

Flower Dome & Cloud Forest – Singapore

Flower Dome and Cloud Forest are cooled conservatories located inside ‘Gardens by the Bay’ in central Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir.

Singapore Skyline

Love the converging lines on the building. The English name of Singapore is derived from the Malay word Singapura (Sanskrit: सिंहपुर, lit. Lion City), but they say that Lions probably never lived there; the beast seen by Sang Nila Utama, who founded and named ancient Singapore, was most likely a tiger!   Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina […]