Archive for November, 2009

Pilgrims and tourists

Pilgrims and tourists
Pilgrims and tourists at the Jain pilgrimage centre of Shravanabelgola, Karnataka state, India.

Undies!

Undies!

Middle Class

Middle Class
Sign beside a ticket window at a Mysore, India, cinema. Strangely they missed the opportunity to call the Balcony seats Upper Class.

The astrologers quarter

The astrologers quarter
I guess this is the street to go to find out your fortune huh? Mysore, India.

Coorg landscape

Coorg landscape
A pretty scene on the road to the Kadama Kolli homestay in the Coorg region of southern India. I’m unsure if the building is a temple or house.

Tomb detail

Tomb detail
A detail from the Maharaja’s tomb, Madikeri, Karnataka state India.

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The symbol of strength

The symbol of strength
Signwriting on a shopfront, Madikeri, Karnataka state, India

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Raj’s Tomb 2

Raj's Tomb 2
One of the Raj’s tombs, Madikeri, Karnataka state, India

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The Raj’s Tomb

The Raj's Tomb
One of the Raj’s tombs, Madikeri, Karnataka state, India

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Knock Out Strong Beer

Knock Out Strong Beer
A weathered ad for Knock Out Strong Beer, Madikeri, India

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Funny horses

Funny horses
Funny horses holding up the portico on a building within the fort at Madikeri, Karnataka state, India

Flower sellers, Mysore

Flower sellers, Mysore
Flower sellers in the chaotic old markets, Mysore, India

Market stall, Mysore

Market stall, Mysore
A market stall in the chaotic old markets Mysore, India.

Agro!

Agro!
OK, this isn’t my greatest photo ever but I found the brand name on these full-face helmets so perfectly summed up the Indian riding style – Agro! I wonder what, if any safety standards, an “Agro” brand helmet bought from a street vendor’s cart has met?

Maharaja's Palace, Mysore, India

Maharaja's Palace, Mysore, India
The Maharaja in Mysore had pretty humble taste! This was his palace but I was surprised to learn the style, which I’d always thought of as distinctly Indian was actually the work of English architects drawing on a host of Indian and Persian styles.

Mysore fruit and veg

Mysore fruit and veg
A billboard promoting a hole-in-the-wall vege stall in Mysore, Karnataka state India.

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Makeover!

Makeover!
When I’m ready for my makeover, Joseph’s is it!

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