Rameshwaram May 2016

Tripoto
5th May 2016
Photo of Rameshwaram May 2016 by Sabarish Kenath
Day 1

Witness to history, wonder how they would have looked during President Kalam's childhood days

Photo of Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

Street scene near the temple's west tower. Afternoon time.

Photo of Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

West tower of Ramanathaswamy temple.

Photo of Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

Dilapidating watch tower near Tourist Walking Port, Dhanushkodi, Rameshwaram

Photo of Tourist Walking Port, Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

Afternoon beach scene near Tourist Walking Port, Dhanushkodi, Rameshwaram

Photo of Tourist Walking Port, Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

Lagoons near Kodhantarama swamy temple enroute to Dhanushkodi, near Rameshwaram. Under ambient light/ reflective conditions (if achieved), this could be India's answer to Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni

Photo of Kothandaramaswamy Temple Road, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

Abandoned Siva linga replete with nandi. This is in the lagoons/backwater between Rameshwaram town and Kothanda Ramaswamy en route to Dhanushkodi (NH 87)

Photo of Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

South Temple tower of Ramanathaswamy temple

Photo of Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath

In the background, seen are the boats that fishermen at Rameshwaram use for fishing and get arrested or shot at by Sri Lankan Navy. It is a contentious issue, with us claiming that we are well with in Indian waters at certain areas while fishing and the Sri Lankan authorities arguing to the contrary

Photo of Rameswaram Fishing Harbour and Boat Jetty, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India by Sabarish Kenath
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