Narrow ridges lined with palm trees running through paddy fields are a common sight in Goa. Built primarily for access and known as baan in Konkani, they are as old as the fields themselves. The arresting geometry of one such baan in the village of Goa Velha drew me in.
Passage of Palms
by Rajan ParrikarCategories: Goa, LandscapeTags: Canon 5D Mark II, Coconut Tree, Fields, Goa Velha, Monsoons, Paddy, Palms, TS-E 24L II, Zeiss 50 f/2 Makro Planar
1) Yep, it will not be long before such scenes disappear forever.
2) The green in these pictures is that hue which I wait the whole winter to see.
Thank you Rajan for these magnificient pictures.
Takes me back to the days of my cherished boyhood memories
The essence of Goa ! (fast disappearing)