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Your travel pics: India's mesmerising beauty

September 03, 2013 17:18 IST

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We invited you, our readers, to share images of your travels around the world and we were inundated with your emails.

Here is a fresh batch of responses:

We start with a bunch of photographs sent to us by Marina D'Souza of her visit to Kashmir this summer.

First up is this lovely reflection of the Himalayan range.

Would you like to share your memorable travel pictures with us?

Simply e-mail your pictures to travelpicsga@rediffmail.com (subject line: 'Memorable summer pics') -- we'll publish the most interesting ones right here on Rediff.com and in India Abroad. And make sure to include a little write-up of where you clicked the snap.

Disclaimer: The photographs featured in this series are, to the best of our knowledge, original entries submitted by readers. Rediff.com does not assume any responsibility for their originality.


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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Here's another pic from Marina's trip to Kashmir, this one of the different stages of cherries on one tree. 


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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The Dal Lake and its floating vegetable market. 


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The setting sun casts an orange glow over the Dal Lake.


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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Blue Lagoon by the road' is how Marina describes this photograph taken enroute to Pahalgam.


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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This mesmerising picture was taken in Gulmarg which is a 90 minute drive from Srinagar, Kashmir.


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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Here's another picture from Marina titled 'White top and green bottoms' shot in Gulmarg.


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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This photograph of a gushing river at Sonmarg is also shared by Marina.


Photographs: Marina D'Souza

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Anurag Srivastava shares this picture taken in Murud in Raigad district of Maharashtra.


Photographs: Anurag Srivastava

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This picture of a waterfall is also from Anurag Srivastava and was taken on the way to Lonavala, near Mumbai in Maharshtra.


Photographs: Anurag Srivastava

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This picture by Saurabh Chitale of a crested serpent eagle was taken in KanhaNational Park, Madhya Pradesh.

“It was our first safari in the jungle. I was lucky to get this shot of the eagle with a snake. We can see the tail of the snake hanging below the hunter eagle,” says Saurabh Chitale.


Photographs: Saurabh Chitale

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Parvez sent us this picture of his son trying to make friends with the ‘locals’ in Cherrapunji in Meghalaya.


Photographs: Parvez

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Here’s a photograph of the iconic NohkalikaiFalls taken by Parvez on his visit to Cherrapunji on August 14, 2013.

Writes Parvez, “When I reached, the entire area was covered in mist as it was the peak of monsoon and I could only hear the deep rumble of the waterfall. And jus like that the clouds cleared for a brief moment through the steaks of sunlight I saw the most breathtaking waterfall I have ever seen in my life.”


Photographs: Parvez

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Niranjan Vaidya shares this snap of the Hampta Pass (4268 meters) in Manali region of Himachal Pradesh. “This was the traditional route to pass from Kullu Valley to Spiti before Rohtang pass was made motorable.

The trek is amazing in July as it takes one through beds of flowers, alpines and glaciers along a tributary of Beas, crosses to Spiti offering magnificent views of the Deo Tibba and Indrasan peaks,“ says Niranjan.


Photographs: NIranjan Vaidya

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The wandering clouds use Hampa Pass is an escape route when they cannot get past the mighty Pir Panjal to reach Spiti, " writes Niranjan.


Photographs: NIranjan Vaidya

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Here’s another picture from Niranjan: The campsite Sihia Ghori (literally meaning very cold place) 500 metres below Hampta.


Photographs: NIranjan Vaidya

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Aruna Ammu shares this picture of the Nagamalli flower. “Believed to be a favourite of Lord Shiva, this flower is offered to the deity in the historic Shiva temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram in Tamilnadu,“ says Aruna.

 


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R Ganesh Narayanan from Guwahati sends this photograph taken at Avalanche in the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu.

“The Avalanche reservoir is located about 25 km from Ooty and the  weather in June-July is suitable for a peaceful vacation,” says R Ganesh Narayanan.

Would you like to share your memorable travel pictures with us?

Simply e-mail your pictures to travelpicsga@rediffmail.com (subject line: 'Memorable summer pics') -- we'll publish the most interesting ones right here on Rediff.com and in India Abroad. And make sure to include a little write-up of where you clicked the snap.

Disclaimer: The photographs featured in this series are, to the best of our knowledge, original entries submitted by readers. Rediff.com does not assume any responsibility for their originality.


Photographs: R Ganesh Narayanan

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