A fortune teller counseling his customer at his roadside stall, Chinatown, Singapore

A fortune teller counseling his customer at his roadside stall, Chinatown, Singapore
I have seen him for quite a many years now.

A fortune teller counseling his customer at his roadside stall, Chinatown, Singapore

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

A temple elephant blessing the devotees on a full moon night at Brihadishvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

A temple elephant blessing the devotees on a full moon night at Brihadishvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India
I was happy to have included the little boy watching into the frame – as I felt too like that boy, just watching that spectacle.

A temple elephant blessing the devotees on a full moon night at Brihadishvara Temple, Thanjavur, 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

Two sales women amidst the lantern festival decorations, Bugis, Singapore

Two sales women amidst the lantern festival decorations, Bugis, Singapore
Two sales women amidst the lantern festival decorations, Bugis, Singapore

Bulls and calves are on the way to nearby market place. T.Kallupatti-Theni Road, Tamil Nadu, India

Bulls and calves are on the way to nearby market place. T.Kallupatti-Theni Road, Tamil Nadu, India
Gone in front of the procession to take the snap – was a thrilling experience to face the herd on the march.

Bulls and calves are on the way to nearby market place. T.Kallupatti-Theni Road, Tamil Nadu, India

An old man offering a garland to the huge Nandi statue at Puthumandapam junction, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

An old man offering a garland to the huge Nandi statue at Puthumandapam junction, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
An old man offering a garland to the huge Nandi statue at Puthumandapam junction, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

A flock of swans at the high altitude freshwater Lake Manasarovar, Tibet

A flock of swans at the high altitude freshwater Lake Manasarovar, Tibet
This lake surprisingly has freshwater in about 15,000 feet above the sea level. This is a sacred place in four religions: BönBuddhismHinduism and Jainism.

A flock of swans at the high altitude freshwater Lake Manasarovar, Tibet

A woman having a photo shoot at Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

A woman having a photo shoot at Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal
She had chosen a fitting silk saree for the beautiful place with courtyards and temples, I thought.

A woman having a photo shoot at Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore
This temple was built in Thai style and has a gigantic Buddha statue inside the temple.

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple at the Race Course Road, Singapore

A family spending their evening in front of the oldest surviving black-and-white bungalow built in 1898, Gallop Extension at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

A family spending their evening in front of the oldest surviving black-and-white bungalow built in 1898, Gallop Extension at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
A family spending their evening in front of the oldest surviving black-and-white bungalow built in 1898, Gallop Extension at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

An old woman shepherding her goats grazing over bushes, Alagar Kovil, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

An old woman shepherding her goats grazing over bushes, Alagar Kovil, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
An old woman shepherding her goats grazing over bushes, Alagar Kovil, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Students seated behind pillars of the Arunachalesvara Temple for an essay competition, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India

Students seated behind pillars of the Arunachalesvara Temple  for an essay competition, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India
Students seated behind pillars of the Arunachalesvara Temple for an essay competition, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India