Kumbakonam

Ramayana on walls

Picture of the moment:- Ramayana on walls of a temple in Kumbakonam:
Picture of the moment is a weekly series exhibiting pictures from around the world.

When I was backpacking to interiors of Tamil Nadu, this was one of the temples I really wanted to visit. I was told that the whole epic of Ramayana is painted on interior walls of the temple.

Ramayana on walls of temple @lemonicks.com

If only you can read Tamil….

The multi-color painting was detailed and beautiful indeed.
By the time I clicked 2-3 shots, one of the junior priests came running, asking me to stop. This was the same guy who

Year 2010 in travel

Warning: This is a colorful post. 🙂
Before I start writing about my recent trip of Philippines and Malaysia, I thought it better to recollect how was the year 2010 for me in terms of travel.
I think I will skip some of domestic travels since a few of them happened in a jiffy and I do not remember the details now. Also, I am not counting the local exploration of lesser known places of my town such as watching Flamingos at Sewri fort.

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Flamingos enjoying their meals.

The year started with a trip to