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Monsoon Glory – 4

A dense layer of rain-bearing clouds prepares to offload its cargo on a dark, stormy morning.  This photograph was taken from a turnout high in the Chorla Ghat area on Goa‘s northeastern border.

View from Chorla Ghat, Goa 5D, 24-105L

View from Chorla Ghat, Goa
5D, 24-105L


With the advent of the monsoons, a new cycle of life begins. The erumpent Colocasia plant is everywhere, as is the nutritious red Amaranth – known locally as tambdi bhaji (lit. red vegetable). Cooked with traditional spices and herbs, both are widely consumed in Goan households.

Monsoon foliage 5D, 24-105L

Monsoon foliage
5D, 24-105L

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