A cycle rickshaw passing by the cows in the street, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A cycle rickshaw passing by the cows in the street, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh,  India
Cows are considered sacred in this old city and humans live around them, it appears.

A cycle rickshaw passing by the cows in the street, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A priest applying sandalwood paste on the forehead of a woman devotee at Ghats of Ganges, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A priest applying sandalwood paste on the forehead of a woman devotee  at Ghats of Ganges, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh,  India
Marking on forehead with sandalwood paste is considered to have health and spiritual benefits and widely practiced when people visit temples.

A priest applying sandalwood paste on the forehead of a woman devotee at Ghats of Ganges, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

A street vendor selling nursery plants in his push cart, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

It’s always great to see interesting things like live flower plants are brought out in mobile carts

A street vendor selling nursery plants in his push cart, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman placing incense sticks in front of Sri Krishnan Temple, Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore

A woman placing incense sticks in front of Sri Krishnan Temple, Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore
A woman placing incense sticks in front of Sri Krishnan Temple, Waterloo Street, Bugis, Singapore

An engraving craftist at work by the street side shop, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

An engraving craftist at work by the street side shop, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
An engraving craftist at work by the street side shop, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Terraced farming fields on the hillside at Poombarai near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

Terraced farming fields on the hillside at Poombarai near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
These terraced fields reminded me the rice fields of Bali. Here, they are farming onions, potatoes and carrots.

Terraced farming fields on the hillside at Poombarai near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman street vendor selling hair wigs, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman street vendor selling hair wigs, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A woman street vendor selling hair wigs, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor demonstrating his soap bubble kit, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor demonstrating his soap bubble kit, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
A street vendor demonstrating his soap bubble kit, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman walking her dog at Race Course Road, Farrer Park, Singapore

A woman walking her dog at Race Course Road, Farrer Park, Singapore
Dog preferred to go off the track it seemed but she was tight on the lease.

A woman walking her dog at Race Course Road, Farrer Park, Singapore

An illuminated and inflated Grey Heron artwork for the Night Festival at Fort Canning Park, Singapore

An illuminated and inflated Grey Heron artwork for the Night Festival at Fort Canning Park, Singapore
It’s titled as Tobyato bird pitstop by the artist tobyato (Toby Tan) and I loved the shapes.

An illuminated and inflated Grey Heron artwork for the Night Festival at Fort Canning Park, Singapore

Front view of a pink dragonfly, also known as Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) resting on a broken twig, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Front view of a pink dragonfly, also known as Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) resting at a broken twig, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
He may perhaps see better with his sets of compound lenses, I guess.

Front view of a pink dragonfly, also known as Crimson Dropwing (Trithemis aurora) resting on a broken twig, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

People on a sightseeing tour in tricycles, Jln Besar, Singapore

People on a sightseeing tour in tricycles, Jln Besar, Singapore
Shophouses in Jalan Besar would have given them a unique peek at Singapore’s past too.

People on a sightseeing tour in tricycles, Jln Besar, Singapore

A young woman having her dinner at Geylang Serai Food court, Paya Lebar, Singapore

A young woman having her dinner at Geylang Serai Food court. Paya Lebar, Singapore
A young woman having her dinner at Geylang Serai Food court. Paya Lebar, Singapore

Three young men selling colorful shawls for women in the streets, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Three young men selling colorful shawls for women in the streets, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
They bundled it to carry as many and I felt good to see them in good spirits even in the midday hot sun.

Three young men selling colorful shawls for women in the streets, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Indian Classical dancers putting up a traditional Indian dance show for the Night Festival at Armenian Street, Singapore

Indian Classical dancers putting up a traditional Indian dance show for the Night Festival at Armenian Street, Singapore
It was an enthralling performance and I loved the postures and dance moves. Liked this posture more. Dancers are from Bhaskar’s Art Academy in Singapore and they are brilliant.

Indian Classical dancers putting up a traditional Indian dance show for the Night Festival at Armenian Street, Singapore

An Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis) bird has his tails up at MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore

A Black-and-white Bulbul (Brachypodius melanoleucos) has his tails up at MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore
It looked like a javan myna from afar but has a unique tail and plumage. Beautiful little bird and happy to have a sight of it.

An Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis) bird has his tails up at MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore

A young boy among the crowd watching the temple procession lead by boom boom bull, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A young boy among the crowd watching the temple procession lead by boom boom bull, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A young boy among the crowd watching the temple procession lead by boom boom bull, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A young student waiting for a city bus in a shade, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A young student waiting for a city bus in a shade, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
A young student waiting for a city bus in a shade, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A construction worker unloading sand for the roadside construction works near Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A construction worker unloading sand for the roadside construction works near Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
He was curious to look at first.

A construction worker unloading sand for the roadside construction works near Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Two men preparing to carry the clay mascots to herald the procession following from a temple, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men preparing to carry the clay mascots to herald the procession following from a temple, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Two men preparing to carry the clay mascots to herald the procession following from a temple, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India