"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Northern Exposure: Part 5

Adopting a posture.

Picture taken on the road to Gangtok, Sikkim, during my travels in northern India.

12 responses

  1. The gentlemen in the last two posts have assumed some intriguing postures.

    September 7, 2011 at 7:52 am

    • The benefits of a lifetime’s practice of yoga, perhaps..!

      September 7, 2011 at 9:01 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    Not the most elegant pose but look at the colours!

    September 7, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    • It was his socks that caught my attention. Possibly ex-Gurkha, army issue..

      September 7, 2011 at 5:26 pm

  3. I do love the flashes and patches of saturated colour against the sand.

    September 8, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    • Saturated colour: India’s mission statement!

      September 8, 2011 at 4:01 pm

  4. Toffeeapple

    I admit that it was the socks that I noticed first, not something that I would expect to see but I suspect you are right.

    September 8, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    • I am looking for a similar pair – or two. We are now in Pelling, which is over 6,000 ft above sea-level, and a tad cooler than Kerala!

      September 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm

  5. I said you’d need a vest.

    September 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    • I have been wearing a vest since arriving in Sikkim. Well, several different vests!

      September 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm

  6. Zooperson

    That Swipe me feature is really cool! Just a great photo album for us to enjoy your travels vicariously. Can’t get over the color saturation.

    October 12, 2011 at 10:52 am

    • “Swipe me feature”?
      Sorry, I don’t understand…

      October 12, 2011 at 11:44 am

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