Sunday, 27 November 2016

Travel Photos Series#21-The Street of Gion, Kyoto

The cobbled streets and alleys of Gion destrict were lit up in the night by big red lanterns. We came with the intent to catch a glimpse of Geisha who entertained in the Japanese teahouses (Ochaya).

Well-preserved traditional wooden machiya merchant houses could be easily spotted here and we had a sumptuous dinner in one of them which served One Michelin Star Unadon (Eel rice). This is one of the star destinations in Kyoto. Japan and not many would leave this place disappointed.

Photo taken on 28 Nov 2015.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Travel Photos Series#20-Sunset at Torrey Pines Gliderport

I was away on business trip at San Diego, USA recently and was introduced to this amazing place by my colleague. Located on the cliffs above Black's beach, the Torrey Pines Gliderport is a paradise for paragliders displaying their paragliding skills with help of the strong, cooling wind.

The cliffs overlooked the majestic Pacific Ocean and we were lucky enough to witness the amazing sunset on that day. I did not bring my DSLR camera but managed to capture the amazing scenes in my I-phone.

Photo taken on 2 October 2016.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Travel Photos Series#20-The Marble Temple

One of my favorite photos in Bangkok, Thailand taken few years back. We went to the Marble Temple (known as Wat Benchamabophit) early morning  to avoid the crowd. I was setting up the camera on the tripod to take our family photos when I saw the monk strolling towards the main temple. I managed to snap a few shots of him in motion with the beautiful temple structure in the background.

Many tourists skipped this lesser temple after visiting the more famous temples like Wat Arun, Wat Phra Khew and Wat Pho. I strongly recommend not to do so as you will potentially miss one of the most beautiful temples you have ever laid your eyes upon ;-D.

Photo taken on 3 March 2012.

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