"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)

Putting On A Show: Marigold Moments

Morning sees fresh garlands of marigolds draped on the film-set.




Picture taken in Fort Cochin

7 responses

  1. They must smell lovely.

    November 21, 2012 at 4:12 pm

    • I was standing some distance away using my zoom lens, so sadly missed their fragrance..

      November 21, 2012 at 4:58 pm

  2. What an infinite amount of patience that must take.

    November 21, 2012 at 7:12 pm

    • Threading garlands of flowers is a small cottage-industry here. In every market or row of shops you can find stalls selling such garlands. They are commonly used in marriages and countless other social functions.

      November 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm

  3. Toffeeapple

    Doesn’t it look festive too?

    November 21, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    • When it comes to being festive, Indians are world beaters!

      November 21, 2012 at 8:32 pm

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