Concrete Sculptures in front of a cement casting workshop, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Concrete Sculptures in front of a cement casting workshop, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Interestingly, the image of a boy with cricket bat and ball, is made as colorful as that of the God, Vishnu statue.

Concrete Sculptures in front of a cement casting workshop, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Jain Sculptures at Kalugumalai (Vulture Hill), one of a Jaina Abode from 8th Century AD, Tamil Nadu, India

Jain Sculptures at Kalugumalai (Vulture Hill), one of a Jaina Abode from 8th Century AD, Tamil Nadu, India
These sculptures were made around 8th Century. Labels in Vatteluttu script apparently indicates some of these images were made in memory of departed souls. Many Jain Ascetics lived in these hills back in those years.

Jain Sculptures at Kalugumalai (Vulture Hill), one of a Jaina Abode from 8th Century AD, Tamil Nadu, India

A young street vendor selling flutes and toys, walking past a arts & dolls shop, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A young street vendor selling flutes and toys, walking past a arts & dolls shop, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Tanjore has a tradition of making unique painting and dolls.

A young street vendor selling flutes and toys, walking past a arts & dolls shop, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

View from top of the Yanamalai mountain, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

View from top of  the Yanamalai mountain, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
These boulders would have been watching all the changes happening at the ground from the top, it seemed.

View from top of the Yanamalai mountain, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men in bicycle crossing the railway tracks, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men in bicycle crossing the railway tracks, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Two men in bicycle crossing the railway tracks, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

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

A family with a child on the way back home after selling palm drink and fruits, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A family on the way back home after selling palm drink and fruits, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
The child has the best seat in the cart, I reckon.

A family on the way back home after selling palm drink and fruits, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

A passenger telling his route to the rickshaw man,Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A passenger telling his route to the rickshaw man, 
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A passenger telling his route to the rickshaw man, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman leading her cows to home on leash, back from the field, and also carrying forage crops, T.Kallupatti, Tamil Nadu, India

A woman leading her cows to home on leash, back from the field, and also carrying forage crops, T.Kallupatti, Tamil Nadu, India
She handled the cows with ease and she must have been walking a long distance.

A woman leading her cows to home on leash, back from the field, and also carrying forage crops, T.Kallupatti, Tamil Nadu, India

An young boy offering flowers to Gods as he sets up his family’s evening food stall. Srivilliputhur, India

An young boy offering flowers to Gods as he sets up his family's evening food stall. Srivilliputhur, India
An young boy offering flowers to Gods as he sets up his family’s evening food stall. Srivilliputhur, India

A metalworker at work by his street side workshop, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A metalworker at work by his street side workshop, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Entire street would be full of such workshops and hardware shops. I am glad to catch his attention candidly.

A metalworker at work by his street side workshop, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Students and staff are waiting for the city bus to home in the evening.Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Students and staff are waiting for the city bus to home in the evening.
Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
Students and staff are waiting for the city bus to home in the evening.

A street vendor frying potato chips in his push-cart,Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor frying potato chips in his push-cart, 
Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
A street vendor frying potato chips in his push-cart, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A cycle mechanic at work in his workshop by the street-side. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A cycle mechanic at work in his workshop by the street-side. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A cycle mechanic at work in his workshop by the street-side. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A strayed calf, probably on a lookout for food. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A strayed calf, probably on a lookout for food. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Cows straying on street is a common sight in Indian streets but this strayed calf caught my attention in a busy street with some emotion.

A strayed calf, probably on a lookout for food. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A mini van driver awaiting by the street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A mini van driver awaiting by the street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A mini van driver awaiting by the street, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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

A woman street vendor selling hair bands, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
She would have hoped to sell the entire bag before end of the day, I guess. Woman in the background was at her tea stall, reading a paper.

A woman street vendor selling hair bands, Madurai, 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 lotus pond at the base of the Yanamalai mountain and temples, Yanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A lotus pond at the base of the Yanamalai mountain and temples, Yanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A lotus pond at the base of the Yanamalai mountain and temples, Yanamalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India