The Tsemo Gompa, Leh

Buddhist gompa atop a hill in the himalayas

Gathering storms, Ladakh

Clouds accumlated on the evening of our return from Lamayuru to Leh. The vista of the indus valley as the sun sets.

Sunset at Jaisalmer

Camels wind up and head back to the villages at sunset. @Sam dunes near Jaisalmer.

Meherangarh fort, jodhpur

Sunrise on the fort. Sneaked out of the hotel and took a nice auto guy to show me around at 6 in the morning.

Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur

Now a hotel and museum

Corridor @Umaid Bhavan, Jodhpur

Jaswanth Thada, Jodhpur

Its a full moon tonight...

using a 1.4x externder on the 600

Rain comes to the Masai Mara

A raindbow forms over the Savannah as we headed back from the Safari

Safari days

View of the Masai Mara on a great day for a safari...

Floating hotel room

A comfy houseboat to chill on lake Vembanad at Kumarakom, Kerela.

Bangalore Nights

Wikipedia: The Vidhana Soudha located in Bengaluru (Bangalore), is the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka. It is an imposing building, constructed in a style sometimes described as Mysore Neo-Dravidian, and incorporates elements of Indo-Saracenic and Dravidian styles. The construction was completed in 1956.

Ranthambore Fort

The fort ramparts seen from the safari in the padam talao area

1100 year old temple

Nageshvara Temple, Begur built during the rule of the Western Ganga Dynasty and later the Chola Kingdom. This historic monument is being preserved in the face of the rapid growth around it in Bangalore.

Somnathapura Temple, India

The Chennakesava Temple located at Somanathapura near Mysore. Built in 1268 during the Hoysala dynasty which was the major power in South India.

Stone carved columns

The Chennakesava Temple located at Somanathapura near Mysore. Built in 1268 during the Hoysala dynasty which was the major power in South India.

Ruined Temple, Bandhavgarh Fort

Straight out of Rudyard Kipling's book, this place was enchanting after a short trek in the middle of the forest. There are several such old temples on the plateau.

Shanti Stupa, Leh

Evening walk around Shanti Stupa was good for us while we accalamatised to the altitude on the frist day at Leh.

Dhow cruise and dinner, Dubai

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Perched on a outcrop. this monastery like most in Ladakh, looks awe inspiring against the backdrop of the snowy and stark mountains.

Mysore palace

Now a museum @Mysore city

Gomateshwara

The 58-feet tall monolithic statue of Gommateshvara is located on Vindyagiri Hill. It is considered to be the world's largest monolithic stone statue {from Wikipedia}

Supermoon, 14th November 2016

As seen in Bangalore, India on the day it is closest to us.

All together now...

Three of the suryakiran formation flying team of the Indian airforce take off together at the Aeroindia 2017