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Tranquil Goa. Last evening, my friend, Sudeep Dalvi, took me for a ride in his canoe, named Bismarque The Unsinkable, after the environmental activist, the late Fr. Bismarque Dias. Our starting point was the backwaters of St. Estevem village which then lead us into the broad canal of the River Mandovi. We meandered in this […]

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At Lipan Point. Taken handheld while juggling my duties as a chauffeur for my visiting nephew & nieces. Although the backlighting obscures the details, it is worth noting that at the base of the canyon, near the section of the Colorado River seen in the frame, is the Vishnu Schist. How these rocks got their […]

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At the glacier’s edge. Jökulheimar lies on the western boundary of the mighty Vatnajökull glacier. Its glacial tongue Tungnaárjökull is the source of Tungnaá, one of Iceland‘s iconic rivers. Getting to Jökulheimar entails a long drive traversing a black volcanic desert in the south-central Highlands. We set out on a day of extreme weather – […]

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