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

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

Sculpture of Shiva as Gajasurasamhara (“The Slayer of the elephant demon”) depicted in one of the pillar of the Puthu Mandapam at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Sculpture of Shiva as Gajasurasamhara ("The Slayer of the elephant demon") depicted in one of the pillar of the Puthu Mandapam at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
This sculpture was hidden among the encroachments but revealed once they’re cleared recently. It’s a rare sculpture depicting the mythical story where Lord Shiva slayed a demon that came in the form of elephant. This Puthu Mandapam was built during the early 1620 CE Nayak rule.

Sculpture of Shiva as Gajasurasamhara (“The Slayer of the elephant demon”) depicted in one of the pillar of the Puthu Mandapam at Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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

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

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

A tailor at work with an aged helper, stitching bags for sale and repair, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A tailor at work with an aged helper, stitching bags for sale and repair, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A tailor at work with an aged helper, stitching bags for sale and repair, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two young women selling big balloons by the street side, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two young women selling big balloons y the street side, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, india
Two young women selling big balloons by the street side, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Clouds descending on Western Ghats, a view from the Poombarai Village View Point, Poombarai, Tamil Nadu, India

Clouds descending on Western Ghats, a view from the Poombarai Village View Point, Poombarai, Tamil Nadu, India
Lush green blanket covered the entire mountain range and a sliver line of water fall coming down in the distance. It was a majestic view from that spot.

Clouds descending on Western Ghats, a view from the Poombarai Village View Point, Poombarai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two young men looking at a taller sickle displayed in a hardware shop at Pudhu Mandapam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two young men looking at a taller sickle displayed in a hardware shop at Pudhu Mandapam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Such a tallest sickle can only be used in temples it seems, as weapon of a deity.

Two young men looking at a taller sickle displayed in a hardware shop at Pudhu Mandapam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Adiyogi statue glowing in the early night sky, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Adiyogi statue glowing in the early night sky, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Stunning large bust sculpture lit up to glow in the twilights.

Adiyogi statue glowing in the early night sky, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

A worker transporting goods in his tricycle. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A worker transporting goods in his tricycle. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A worker transporting goods in his tricycle. Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor sharpening a scissor in his portable sharpening wheel, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor sharpening a scissor  in his portable sharpening wheel, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
I had photographed him a few years back and happy to see him continuing the profession which is very rare in these days; and happy to see he’s having continuous business too.

A street vendor sharpening a scissor in his portable sharpening wheel, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men are picking up the carrots in the field, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

Two men are picking up the carrots in the field, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
Two men are picking up the carrots in the field, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor with his mobile cart under a big tamarind tree, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor with his mobile cart under a big tamarind tree, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
Huge tree. Good to see it’s preserved.

A street vendor with his mobile cart under a big tamarind tree, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor selling garlic in his push cart by the street corner, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A street vendor selling garlic in his push cart by the street corner, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
A street vendor selling garlic in his push cart by the street corner, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India