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Tag Archives: Aerial

A sanctuary for birds and humans. Scenes of a serene morning in Chorão, Goa. The island’s estuarine habitat with its mangroves is rich in wildlife and is a designated bird sanctuary. Check out the video short at the end of this post. Aside: Chorão was the home of the Parrikars before their dislocation to Parra […]

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Volcanic wonderland. Rauðibotn – lit. red bottom – is among the swarm of craters along the gigantic Eldgjá fissure in the Highlands of Iceland. It is connected to the currently active Katla volcanic system centred under the Mýrdalsjökull glacier. Said to be the largest uninterrupted volcanic canyon in the world, Eldgjá came to be in […]

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Light that sings. We saw this remarkable scene today morning in Sinquerim, Goa: aerial prop roots of a Banyan tree singing in the first rays of the rising sun. On a related note, the iPhone XS camera system is a noticeable upgrade over its predecessors, with an improved dynamic range and low light performance. Not […]

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Bárður’s valley. This long and narrow valley in north Iceland spans 30 miles and takes its name after the first settler Gnúpa-Bárður. The glacial river Skjálfandafljót runs through, punctuating its flow in two of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland, namely, Aldeyjarfoss and Goðafoss. Some of the world’s finest woollen sweaters are made in Bárðardalur, […]

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Mornin’ in Goa. A lone fisherman out on the river during sunrise. Mornings such as these bring back memories of my childhood and youth. Check out the video below. PS: Some have wondered whether this was a pre-determined shoot and if the boatman was modeling for me. The answer is no, this was an entirely […]

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