Photographer : Minal  Shah 


Compiled by : Shoumodip Roy

Title : a glimpse into the South Indian Delicacies !!!




” My heart has always been a seeker for beautiful places…
There are still so less that we see yet an abundance lies waiting to be discovered…”

– Minal Shah

A brilliant scientist during weekdays and an exceptional photographer on weekends, Minal wishes to travel new places and capture the beautiful scenic  vistas that the place holds within.

In this post, Minal shares the clicks that she captures while on a trip to South India, Karnataka. With no filters and only a phone camera lens, she seizes the opportunity to get a glimpse into the south Indian delicacies…

So Dear Reader, let Minal take you with her on a journey to the beautiful Karnataka…


  • Mysore Maharajah’s Palace (Amba Vilas)


” Even in the dark night, you dazzle me…
instilling a feel of Royalty within me…!!! “

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” So intricately  graceful are the details that adorns you…
How minute emotions can amplify within me, I never knew until I saw you…”

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” gold and Blue…captivates my heart in you…It will be so arduous to say now adieu !!! “


  • Shravanabelagola (Śravaṇa Beḷagoḷa) – 144kms  from Bangalore


” Wanderer in me climbs to seek peace…meditation calls me to grant that wish…
       Sitting at the Top of the hill…I realize the power of rumination that
Chandragupta Maurya did once see..”


” You never forget to amaze…being my mentor at each step…
“Teaching me to Always be that rock…that remains immovable to any unruly winds…”
  • Chikmagalur / Ballehoonur / Koppa

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” The rays play hide and seek with the tall trees…But dear sun I do see you through the narrow lanes while you sail free…”

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” Beneath the shade of tall tress, ohh tea, you grow…
one sip of you, and my soul rejuvenate with glow…”
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” and I travelled the least traversed road…with a  thought lingering in me…
WHAT IF i could…change my destiny henceforth…” 
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” Waters…colorless…formless…you flow carrying within you a bit of everything you pass through…
touch me now…or let me kiss you…so that you can safely be a keeper of all the secrets this ignorant heart knew…”
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” Solitary waters of yours flow amidst the greens, but it’s the silent murmur of yours that keeps
the woods awaiting…”
  • Clicks from Train :  Udupi to Goa
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” A tinge of green…a shade of blue…a brush of brown…
so many colors there are in you so deep down”
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” Only get to see the light when darkness surrounds you…
                 Only find the power to brighten yourself when sadness surmounts you…”
“a small cottage lost in clouds , amidst the mountains, surrounded by woods…is only what this wanderer one day wishes to find…”


“I am not the only traveler
Who has not repaid his debt
I’ve been searching for a trail to follow again
Take me back to the night we met” 
                                 – Lord Huron 

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