Saturday, October 27, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

A Bridge Too Far (Away)


That is the River Dima, which flows close to the tea estate where we live. The bridge in the distance is a rail bridge. The bridge from where I took this shot is brand new. It was constructed to take the place of the one that was washed away in the floods of 1993!
Twenty long years to get the bridge up, three months from completion of construction to inauguration, and TWO opening ceremonies in one day. It's true. Do read on: http://in.news.yahoo.com/bridge-opening-twice-one-day-000000420.html

I took this picture on the last day of Durga Puja, the festival that marks the beginning of mellow skies and cooler weather.

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Big Up There!



I took this picture on a Sunday afternoon in September. My vantage point was just above Phuentsholing, Bhutan, and I was looking out over the Indian border town of Jaigaon in North Bengal. That big river flowing in the distance is the River Torsa. And that cloud? Well, it rained for a week where we live, some miles south of Jaigaon and Phuentsholing.

This is my entry for Skywatch Friday. Be sure to check out other people's skies across the globe at http://skyley.blogspot.in/ like I enjoy doing!!
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