All Snarled Up

Posted in response to the Daily Post weekly photo challenge. This week’s theme ‘Dense’.

The overhead wiring in Delhi is as dense and impenetrable as the traffic in the street below!

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Floating

So hard to choose between pictures for this weeks Daily Post photo challenge so I’ve given you a selection. Let me know which you like best!!  The prompt is ‘Afloat’:

Ok, this first one is a little self-indulgent.  I didn’t take the picture either….’cos yes, that’s me up there, floating about, light as a feather, above the beautiful blue sea off the coast of Marmaris, Turkey. I was particularly chuffed with the smiley face parachute! 😉

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This next one is of the harbour at Kovalam, Kerala, India. When you see these hundreds of fishing boats out at night with their lanterns lit, it looks like the stars have fallen from the sky and are bobbing about on the water.

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These next three were all taken on the backwaters of Kerala.

We were astonished by the ‘school buses’ like the one below that were crammed alarmingly with chattering children on their way home!

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It was very atmospheric in the deep dark midst of the backwaters!

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But at least when you eventually surfaced into the open, you could get a snack from a floating restaurant!

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Oh I nearly forgot my paper boat made with my own fair hands especially for this challenge.  The photo’s weren’t as stunningly wonderful or even half as interesting as I’d imagined,but hey ho, I’m sharing anyway!!

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Varanasi Ochre

Posted as part of the weekly photo challenge – this weeks theme ‘Yellow’

This photograph was taken during our trip to Northern India last year. It was about 4:30 in the morning on one of the ghats lining the banks of the Ganges.  We were waiting to board a little boat so that we could view the amazing sunrise from the river.  However, there was a very heavy mist which made everything soft and unfocused, it also had the effect of washing out all colour and making the small scene under the lights appear in this delicious yellow ochre glaze.

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