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Tea workers, chopping away...

Munnar, Kerala

Just chopping up some tea leaves at a plantation in Munnar, Kerala.
There are about 10 good tea plantations in India, and you need to see one of em! #breathtaking
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Kochi (Cochin), Kerala


Hangin at a fishing net in Kochi, Kerala, a lush green region in #SouthIndia full of jungles, riverways, beaches, and great food. It’s a great place to kick back and recharge while on the…
Backpacking India

Bhubaneswar, Orissa

One of the many 800 year old Hindu temples in Bhubaneswar
The city is peppered with many of them, some no longer functioning (and converted into quiet peaceful parks). While Orissa is off the India backpacker trail, anyone with a little guts and a fetish for…
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Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

The author (me!), just hangin at the ruins at Mahabalipuram
Fantastic 800 year-old ruins offer endless photography opps. #backpackindia
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Mumbai, India

Incense anyone? Stocking up at Chor Bazaar for 5 cents a stick.
Sure…sometimes the city streets don’t have the best aroma, but lots of good cheap #incense makes up for it #yourplacesmellsamazing
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Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

Hangin at the 700AD Shore Temple, 2 hours south of Chennai.
Founded in 100BC, with traces of trades with the Roman Empire (no joke!!), this area is peppered with aneicnet carvings and structures. Loved this place…lots of photography opportunities and an…
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Agonda Beach, Goa

Just chillin with a new friend on Agonda beach in South Goa, India. #cowsneedlovetoo
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu

A zoom in of carvings high atop a temple in Chennai.
A typical style of Hindu temples in the South, there’s usually a story behind each statue #nofilterneeded
Backpacking India

Puri, Orissa

Rice farming outside Puri
We caught this scene driving on the way to the beach, and couldn’t resist a few clicks. You can find beautiful rice paddies all over India, if you know where to look #RicePaddiesAllAround
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Island of Diu, India

Some school kids are thrilled to see tourists and their cameras!
Diu is an island gem, an ex-Portuguese beach colony off the tip of Gujarat. We rented scooters, driving on ocean-side highways and navigating inner-city churches. Not to be confused with…
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Kutch, Gujarat

The ground is dried out at the salt flats in the Kutch desert in Gujarat.
We went on a jeep tour at dawn and grabbed a few jeeps and saw a number of rare wild assess (donkies). Kutch desert is home to a number of desert safaries….check one out! #indiasafaries
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Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodpur, Rajasthan…as seen from atop the Mehrangarh Fort.
Totally a must-see on anyone’s India, #Jodhpur (aka ‘the Blue city’) is a queit, total chill spot full of royal guest houses and rooftop restaurants overlooking the city, and the fort is…
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Bhubaneswar, Orissa

I stumbled upon a photo shoot
at one of the ancient temples in Bhubaneswar, Orissa…and couldn’t resist a few clicks myself! #TimingIsEverything
Golkonda Fort - Hyderabad

Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad

Inside the Golkonda Fort in Hyderabad
which dates back to 970AD. It’s very well preserved. I spent a half day just chillin and snapping pictures. Totally a great spot if youre around Hyderabad! #NotJustAnotherFort
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Verkala Beach, Kerala


Some Nepali kids invited me to join them for a little pickup cricket before they go back to evening restaurant shift. The sound of the waves crashing in the background made it even better. #ICouldDoThisAllDay