Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Mission : Kashmir

OK , OK ... not a very original title . But a picture is wroth a thousand words , so I'll let my (very) amature photography do the talking .

A panoramic view of Dal Lake


Srinagar-As seen from outer space . Dal lake in the center , the Zabbarwan mountain range on the right .
My house-right next to the "Image (c) 2006 TerraMetrics " text .


A view form one of the bridges - incidentally , Srinagar is also has a lesser know epithet as "the city of seven bridges" . When they built an eighth bridge , people got into a bit of a spot of what to do with the now redundant epithet . The solution ? In a case of lateral thinking taken to the extreme , they decide to call bridge no.8 as.... Zero Bridge ( ta da.....). You get to keep the epithet , as well as a fancy new bridge.


Dal Lake



Yours Truly



Srinagar - The winter sun filters in through , causing a surrealistic play of light , shadows and reflections on the windscreen.


A particularly scenic route

A house boat cum post office


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(
With apologies to Inimitable_ me for taking three months to put up a new post )

2 comments:

Michal said...

Wow, Kashmir looks very nice. Wish you all the best.
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Inimitable_me said...

Heya!!
You are forgiven for your procrastination... [:-p]
hehehehe... Kiddin...

Nice post, again :-)
Amazing pics!

Usage of well crafted words, in particular ' surrealistic play of light , shadows and reflections' has made all the differnce!!

Very well written :-)

Waitin for the next post :-p......

N