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Posts tagged “Karachi

the moon and the mazaar

Went up on the roof to see if I could take some nice night shots. On one end was a waning moon….

On the other, a bedecked Mazaar, all dressed up for the 12th of Rabi ul Awwal……

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birds


peekaboo

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1st sunset of February

The view from my balcony. Some sunsets just make you run for your camera πŸ™‚


Life in a duct-II

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The crows have a field day

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Crepuscular, much?

*munch munch*


Caged

What I didn’t get to see up close in the wild in a reserve called MikumiΒ in Tanzania…..

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It helps though, that I now have a much better zoom lens. πŸ™‚


Tough love

You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it’ll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it’s not even funny.
~Steve Irwin.

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(Seen in the Reptile Room of the Karachi Zoo, summer 2012)


If I had to pick a tree…

…it would be this one.

I just have to slow down, or stop altogether and stare, if I chance upon an Amaltas on my jaunts around the city.

If this isn’t magic…what is?


Monster truck

Halfway to Sehwan, a truck adda for some chai.

bursting at the seams..quite literally.

keeping it in perspective…and oooh got a light bubble πŸ™‚


Dusk

In a garden named after Gandhi, in the heart of the city….a remnant of a colonial past.

the light changed rapidly as the sun set…

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Solemn little skeptic

Encountered early Sunday morning, 25th March, at the Burhani Car Rally 2012. This little girl was NOT too impressed by all this festivity and refused to crack a smile despite her mother’s cajoling πŸ™‚

Zahabiya and her pretty offshoot

'when in doubt, chew your finger'

*frowns*

Skepticism, y'know, is the first step on the road to philosophy πŸ™‚


14th February~early birds.

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Sunset at the beach….

at the end of a beachy day at Sandspit, you back your car out and glimpse the sun through the reeds. must take picture. (completely unedited)


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