No one really knows when the Valluvar kottam opens for the public. “Some days it is at 8 am. Some other days it is at 10-30” we are told by the security staff.
Near most temples, big and small, you will find a line of flower / garland shops. This one is in Nungambakkam.
Taken with iPhone 5 and straight off the camera. No tweaking.
Couldn’t resist the temptation to edit. Below is the version after adjusting sky [saturation] and foreground [crop, detail] on Snapseed.
A tender coconut vendor in Mylapore had this sign on his cart.[“As far as possible drink tender coconut without the straw. That is good for health”]
Is he being health and environment conscious or just trying to save a few paise?
I have also seen signs on tea kiosks, refusing to supply extra plastic cups. Same reason?
iPhone 5, RK Mutt Road (old Brodies Road), Mylapore
Kotturpuram Tree park is a wonderful result of the efforts of an NGO Nizhal, who converted a barren riverside land into a beautiful arboretum complete with walkers’ path.
This gentleman, Jung Bahadur (?) from Nepal was coming out of the Agastheeswarar temple, Nungambakkam with a handful of flowers.
On Mada Street near Agastheeswaran koil, Nungambakkam. She seems to be an old timer here and the neighbours were affectionately calling her ‘mami’.
At Josier street, Nungambakkam. The Chennai Photowalk. 14th August 2016
Has ISIS arrived in Chennai? No. These are young two-wheeler riders protecting themselves against the dust and heat of Chennai even in the early morning. A common sight.