Thereby Hangs A Tail!

Sights and scenes from Ganpatiphule and nearabouts:

This is taken sitting inside a train at an unscheduled stop between Chiplun and Ratnagiri. Zoom in and observe the antics of a baby monkey in the center of the frame.

If not displayed above, view it here.


At Chiplun railway station…it’s Sunday morning if you haven’t guessed already.

Waiting for a train that isn’t coming any soon?


A busy street in market place, Ratnagiri


A screen of trees providing cover – women bathing here! (kidding)

On the beach…decked for the evening out!

Folks, am done for the day!



The blasé

The bashful one!

Riot…of colors in the wild!

The flamboyant pair!


Thibaw Palace for a king who did not want to…more about it to follow.


At Ratnagiri station…

Vareli paintings by Aniket Chiplunkar

And finally…