The spirit of rural Goa is instantiated on this ethereal monsoon morning in Canacona in south Goa. Forbidding dark clouds loom over the ‘duckbill spillway’ at the Selaulim dam in Sanguem taluka.
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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. With the advent of the monsoons, a new cycle of life begins. The erumpent Colocasia plant is everywhere, as is […]
Dark monsoon clouds hang low on the Western Ghats overlooking the 12th C Mahadeva (Shiva) temple in the village of Tambdi Surla, Goa. Many great Goan temples were destroyed by the Portuguese but this exquisitely carved gem, set in a remote jungle clearing, escaped unscathed probably because of its isolation. It is today the oldest […]
The southwest monsoons along India’s Konkan and Malabar coast are now in full flow. Those who live in this region of western India enjoy the verdant lushness that blankets the land at this time of the year. This is wild, opulent green that we are talking about, heightened by the diffuse lighting provided by cloud […]