An old church ruined by the 1964 cyclone, Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India

An old church ruined by  the 1964 cyclone,  Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India
The building is very close to the Sea and the cyclone had left it in ruins but it still has a charm and beauty.

An old church ruined by the 1964 cyclone, Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India

Sun was setting behind the Laccadive Sea, Indian Ocean in a colorful display at Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu, India

Sun was setting behind the Laccadive Sea, Indian Ocean in a colorful display at Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu, India
One of a breathtaking display of golden color that I had seen in an unmanned beach. So divine.

Sun was setting behind the Laccadive Sea, Indian Ocean in a colorful display at Dhanushkodi Beach, Tamil Nadu, India

A man on his way home, carrying a goat on his shoulders, Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

A man on his way home, carrying a goat on his shoulders, Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
His way of carrying a goat on his shoulders was very intimate and intrigued me. Glad he looked at me in approval when I had taken the picture too.

A man on his way home, carrying a goat on his shoulders, Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

A mahout is taking bath after bathed the temple elephant, Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

A mahout is taking bath after bathed the temple elephant, Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
A mahout is taking bath after bathed the temple elephant, Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India

Neechal Kali, who survived the 1964 cyclone, a swimmer who swam over Palk Strait from Dhanuskodi to Talaimannar in Sri Lanka, reminiscing in his home, Dhanuskodi, Tamil Nadu, India

Neechal Kali, who survived the 1964 cyclone, a swimmer who swam over Palk Strait from Dhanuskodi to Sri Lanka, reminiscing in his home, Dhanuskodi, Tamil Nadu, India
A great personality who identified himself with every sand grain of Dhanuskodi. He loved to share his stories and memories.

Neechal Kali, who survived the 1964 cyclone, a swimmer who swam over Palk Strait from Dhanuskodi to Talaimannar in Sri Lanka, reminiscing in his home, Dhanuskodi, Tamil Nadu, India