Skip to main content

Smiley Saturdays - 6 (A Divine Smile)


So, I couldn’t make to Bisons’ first ride today. All very thanks to an upset stomach, and a bad food course I had near weekend.

Nevertheless, I had a small ride of few 10s kilometers last Sunday that not only helped me to scratch the ride’itch but also gave an opportunity to get some fresh pictures for this Smiley Saturdays section. To get more of fresh pictures, I would be posting alternate Saturdays from now on; or if get plenty of Smile, it would be on every other Saturday! :)

This guy is Moin. He takes care of the mazars at a hill near Mumbra; and lives there in a hut-sort of establishment made up of steel sheets, more or less like the one we generally see in Mumbai slums. With my camera, he thought me being someone from Newspapers. When cleared, he as shy enough to give me a pose to snap. Then what he gave me should be called as a Divine Smile, that I wish everybody should be blessed with. Though it was certainly posed for a click, I felt the serenity and genuinity in that smile!
Moin with his Divine Smile

Shot this picture D5000, No flash, Auto mode, and 18-55 mm lens.



Top Blogs Related Posts with Thumbnails
Enhanced by Zemanta

Comments

  1. he's laughing this genuine heartfelt belly laugh so much so that although his eyes are all crinkled up, you can still see the joy in them!

    ReplyDelete

Post a comment

Thanks for the visit! It would be great if you may spare a few seconds more to comment on the post...

Popular posts from this blog

Trekking Ghansoli Gawli Dev (Parsik) Hill

It’s been there for geological ages, we have been looking at it for last about 4years and I have been planning to trek it since a long time. Finally, few weeks back, we trekked the Ghansoli Hill.

Ghansoli Hill is located at the eastern boundary of Ghansoli town, behind our office complex at RCP. The hill or better hillock is a part of small range that separates Kalyan and Navi Mumbai towns. A search on Google Map returns with a name Parsik Hill for it, though there is one more rather famous Parsik Hill in Navi Mumbai. We also found a NewsArticle, that talks about NMMC plans to develop Nature Awareness Centre at this hills and calls it Gawli Dev Hill. Here, we would be calling it Ghansoli Hill. I asked my colleague about it and he readily agreed. The very next Sunday we did it with another friend. We weren't aware of the route. All we knew is that a Central Road runs along the western edge of the hill and can be reached through the Vashi-Mhape road. We later found that there’s a Bus…

Riders of the Nation of a Billion - Dimensions and Horizons

Incidentally I wrote a post of my tranformation from just around the corner corporate junkie into a Rider (for sure, still gradually) few days ago. Now, here are the Indibloggers with a Contest for the Bikers of the Nation with Castrol guys.


When you look at the scenario of Biking in a general sense, you would be attracted by the road-rowdies and rookies who ride to spread nuisance and are mostly acknowledged for their deeds by the newspaper. Hooligans may be the right word.But, once you get involved with the passion, you would be able to see how the passion of Biking, or rather Riding, is evolving in the country where 2-wheelers over-power 4-wheelers by scores of galactic height, but have never earned respect on highways just coz they are the smallest-speeding machine there! I would try to let you through the Indian Riders tale, so that you  be able to appreciate how the riders of the Country are working, though in a segregative way, to evolve the Bikers’ Code for the Nation of…

An evening in the Chilika Lake

(This post has been published in TheViewspaper as The Paradise called Chilika)

This year seems to be much more happening than I expected. I realized it when I got an invitation from a senior colleague to attend his marriage at Bhubaneshwar. Hidden was another invitation to revisit the Puri-beach and also the Chilika Lake.


I hadn’t still come out of the hangover of my pan-India ride, when the date to fly to the City of Temples knocked at doors. Packing the very morning of departure with least pairs of casuals and 3sets of party wears, I joined Kaustav and Abhimanyu bhaiya on our tour de Chilika and Puri, also the Odiya Wedding.


Chilika Lake is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest in World. It is an essentially shallow brackish water lagoon on the east coast, spread over the districts of Puri, Khurda and Ganjam of Odisa state. The lake, popularly known as Chilka, was designated the first Indian Wetland of International importance under the Ramsar Convention, in 1981. …