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Sunday, 31 August, 2008

Bangalore

I was amazed on receiving an email forwarded across by friends with these pictures of Bangalore. It has been three years since I had been to Bangalore.

See the slideshow for yourself.


Saturday, 30 August, 2008

Sari

















This painting by
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depicts many (but not all) traditional styles of draping the
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Banarasi Saree from Baily Road, Bangladesh



Banarasi Saree from Baily Road, Bangladesh





Illustration of a sari-clad woman, c. 1847




A Malayalee lady wearing a type of
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called
Mundum neriyathum.Opens in a new browser window

The
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can be counted amongst the most graceful dresses

Sunday, 24 August, 2008

Thar Desert














A NASA satellite image of the
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The Mehrangarh Fort in
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Desert tribes near
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Nahar Garh Fort,
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