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Splash of colour.

The signage seen here is relatively new to Panjim. Both the legacy and the newer establishments have embraced the bright and the colourful.

The Panasonic LX100 II acquitted itself superbly for handheld night shooting. No noise reduction was required for web display at these sizes.

My entire collection of posts on Panjim is archived here.

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Neon Panjim
Panasonic LX100 II

  • Premanand - December 26, 2018 - 9:52 pm

    The photograph which amused me the most was the ‘Fitness Bar’. Sala fitness bhi hai aur bar bhi hai! 🙂ReplyCancel

Gleðileg Jól, Feliz Natal, Merry Christmas!

Church at Möðrudalur, Iceland

Winter in Möðrudalur, Iceland
5D Mark III, 100-400L IS II

Sunset at Saligao cemetery, Goa

Winter in Saligao, Goa
5DS, 100-400L IS II

  • Jose - January 9, 2019 - 9:03 am

    Dear Rajan Bab
    Great photography of the two contrast one in Iceland and other in our own home Goa in the spirit of Christmas
    Merry Christmas

  • Ajit - December 25, 2018 - 1:16 am

    Hi Rajan
    Are you getting settled in Reykjavik.
    The contrast in the two pics is most striking.

  • Premanand - December 24, 2018 - 9:36 pm

    Merry Christmas!!!ReplyCancel

From the farm to your plate.

Before the recent depredations on its land, produce from Goa was among the finest in the world. This is not an empty boast, and that this could be said about so tiny a territory is remarkable.

The land for cultivation has now shrunk drastically, replaced by ugly Third World concrete. A few traditional farming communities still carry on.

I took these images from the window of my moving car. Every morning Goan ladies from the fields in the neighboring villages bring in their fresh produce for sale in Panjim.

Farmers bringing in their produce, Panjim, Goa Farmers bringing in their produce, Panjim, Goa

Farmers bringing in their produce, Panjim, Goa

All smiles – farmers on wheels in Panjim
iPhone XS


In Salvador do Mundo, Goa.

The Sun is an object of great beauty and awe. Among the first humans to understand how the Sun worked was Arthur Stanley Eddington, dismissing the doubters of his time: “The helium which we handle must have been put together at some time and some place. We do not argue with the critic who urges that the stars are not hot enough for this process; we tell him to go and find a hotter place.”

Sunrise, Brahminy Kite, Salvador do Mundo, Goa

Back to the sun – Brahminy Kite
5DS, 100-400L IS II

Sunrise in Salvador do Mundo, Goa

The giant ball rises
5DS, 100-400L IS II

  • Bob_B - December 18, 2018 - 7:01 pm

    “Back To Sun” has so much emotional content: I felt the humidity and stillness of that moment immediately. Great work!ReplyCancel

    • Rajan Parrikar - December 19, 2018 - 4:17 pm

      Thank you, Bob. It was still, yes, but not humid. Normally you would be right about the latter but this is December and Goa enjoys a relatively cool weather with low(er) humidity this time of the year. The temps were around 20º C and my guess is that the humidity was around 60-70%.ReplyCancel

      • Bob_B - December 19, 2018 - 9:15 pm

        I was smiling as I read your reply, because in my neck of the woods, anytime the humidity gets over 50% it’s humid. 70% would be considered oppressive. But I get your drift, and love the photo. Seasons greetings from less than 30% indoor humidity. (Yes, I have a humidifier going as I write.) 🙂 BobReplyCancel

        • Rajan Parrikar - December 19, 2018 - 9:32 pm

          Season’s Greetings to you, too, Bob. Here’s wishing you a relaxing and joyous time.