Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Monday, November 29, 2010
Now that is the most commonly seen measure on the vegetable vendor’s weigh-scale, the most commonly used term to communicate cost of veggies, perhaps this look has not changed since decades as I remember seeing this since my childhood!!
Sunday, November 28, 2010
The corner tea shops are great way to catchup with friends, over a laid back weekend what best to do rather than hanging out with friends sipping hot tea or coffee in a cold winter morning...
Saturday, November 27, 2010
The eggs from the home farm, thats what is in demand for chickens raised in the open villages ( Locally known as 'nati') the bamboo basket is traditional way eggs are caried as against the egg trays commonly used in the poultry's, it is widely believed that these eggs are more nutritious than the industrial poultries....
Friday, November 26, 2010
Fetching water on a bicycle, this boy is carrying water for his roadside business, especially when the business like small eatery needs a regular supply of water and the need is solved by carrying the water from nearby supply....
Thursday, November 25, 2010
The two wheelers in the city are quite a few; the roadside parking shows a stack of different bikes and scooters and the range of daily users. This option is friendlier when homes are not directly connected by public transport and people have freedom to travel quickly from one part to another...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
More and more air-conditioned buses are now plying on the city roads connecting different areas helping people commute easily and conveniently, the skilled drivers do their best to negotiate narrow lanes avoiding traffic, pedestrians and trees simultaneously...
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The shops on the roads where Metro work happened have done a lot sacrifice for the city. Dust, less or no customers, intruptions was a daily affair for last few years ...Though it's almost over yet customers have moved their choice of markets to other area and will take time to return...the shopkeepers do keep the hope!!
Monday, November 22, 2010
Being the month of festivities many religious ceremonies are lined up in this month, here is a colorful rangoli on a house-warming pooja, the presence of which is devine....
Sunday, November 21, 2010
A street vendor is pulling cart, making her son sit atop. The roadside selling is a difficult job, she has to pull her cart from one area to another to earn a living! a true life adventure of work life balance indeed!
Saturday, November 20, 2010
The Metro Stations are getting ready as the last leg of the project. The roof work has commenced, it won't be long when the trials will begin as Coaches have already arrived in the terminus...
Friday, November 19, 2010
The Sun is back and shining over the city, the cloud cover is open and clear skies are back!
The flowers are fresh and so is the climate...just right!
Thursday, November 18, 2010
The seasonal snapshot of veggies on the stand in a neaby market, the glimse of these make me feel better due to the colorful varieties...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The city is witnessing rains and drizzles over past two or more weeks, these are winter showers from the south east. the climate is wet, cloudy and cold... City needs sunshine!!
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The Fruits and veggies on display in a nearby departmental store, the seasonal fruits concept is slowly dying as many fruits are imported from other parts of the world or stored via cold storage and sold all round the year, veggies though are not in that league yet!!
Monday, November 15, 2010
The festival of lights has charmed the senses and rejuvenated the city with lot of love and affection of near and dears, the winter is setting in and the preparations for Xmas will soon begin with similar enthusiasm and excitement...
Sunday, November 14, 2010
The wider road that connects the city with the new airport is making life little easier, this section near hebbal flyover is as wide as it can get and the trafic seems to be flowing smoother, off course this is off peak hours scenario!
Saturday, November 13, 2010
The grocery stores display price tags for the varieties of grains and pulses nearby a market area. Most of the households still prefer buying their monthly groceries from such neighborhood shops....
Friday, November 12, 2010
There are many vairieties of hibiscus found in the city, The flowers are large, conspicuous, trumpet-shaped, with five or more petals, ranging from white to pink, red, orange, purple or yellow, and from 4–18 cm broad....
Thursday, November 11, 2010
The rains have settled down after a week long drizzle, the last sunset was visble in the sky... climate is good and it's getting bit warm today!
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
The winter is here to spell the magic, south eastern monsoon is still lingering around and the weather is cold yet partly sunny for last two days, this beautiful butterfly is enjoying the Bougainvillea honey in a peaceful and tranquil state...
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Usually made of clay these lamps are fueled by ghee or oil and a cotton wool as the wick. Though in these days different materials are replacing the clay ones or even people use electric lights, the significance of a diva (lamp) still at the center of the charm of traditional Diwali festivities...
Monday, November 08, 2010
The weather is playing hard and its constant rains that has taken the temperature down below 20 deg Celsius, the excitement of crackers is now limited in the evening time when it does not rain, the store still stock them in anticipation!!
Sunday, November 07, 2010
This fighter helicopter from HAL is the new addition to the fleet, city has a proud presence of many defense establishments and such public holdings are a common sight while driving around old airport road!!
Saturday, November 06, 2010
busting crackers and eating sweets, this is the way I remember Diwali, in my childhood, now when I see my son and his young cousin enjoying the festivities in similar fashion like the tradition continues... May you all too have a celebration and bring joy to you and your families too!
Friday, November 05, 2010
Here is wishing all the patrons of BDP a Happy Diwali...
This floral Rangoli is tribute from the school children of Parikrma, I has a privilege to participate in the function at their Kormangala school y'day evening! This prize winning display is from their "PLUTO" division...
Read more about Parikrma here..
Thursday, November 04, 2010
This is a typical gesture of a BMTC driver, waiting at the traffic light, the large network of these BMTC buses promote public transport and connect virtually every part of the city...
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
The festival of lights demand variety, there are paper lamps, cloth lamps and even the plastic ones with various patterns colors and shapes... which one is yours?
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Also known as Maddur vada, this snack derives its name from the town of Maddur which is in the Mandya district of Karnataka. It is made of rice flour, semolina and maida which are mixed with sliced onion, curry leaves, grated coconut and asafoetida. All the ingredients are fried in little amount of oil and then mixed with water to make a soft dough. A small amount of dough is taken and made into a patty and then deep fried in oil until it turns golden-brown to make Maddur vade. which is unique to the state of Karnataka.