Sunday, March 22, 2009

The Land of Five Rivers - Part II

After the Golden Temple, my next stop was at Jalianwala Bagh. To escape the firing a lot of them jumped into a well. Apparently 120 bodies were recovered from this well.
This wall has around 28 bullet marks which is still visible.
To be contd....

Monday, March 16, 2009

The Land of Five Rivers

After a long time, I had the opportunity to shoot almost a Gb load of pics at one shot. All this in four days. Honestly, I never thought, I would get a chance to visit the beautiful Golden Temple at Amritsar. At around 450 kms from Delhi, Amritsar is a 8 hr train ride. Apart from the temple, must-see include Jalianwala Bagha and the Wagah Border. I shall post pics of both these places in the next few days.
This temple went through a very forgettable past in the early 80s. I guess the people involved did pay a price for all they did. Apparently one of the minarets below were also damaged then. They were rebuilt again. More about the operation can be read here

Some pics of the temple after sunset.
To be contd....

Monday, March 09, 2009

Sunflower and the Sun God

A wonderful trip last weekend with Amit , Kannan and Mr . C :) . Part of the highway between the neighbouring state is filled with these sunflower fields. The best part of the trip was that we stopped at almost every place where we wanted to shoot pics including a remote forest to chase a deer.
Kannan shot this pic below and spotted a 'face' in it. Though I could spot it on the LCD of the camera, couldnt see it on full screen.