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Phalanta phalanta (Common Leopard Butterfly)


When they were abundant, most butterflies had names prefixed with the word Common, indicating that were commonly seen. Today, with the changes to the environment, we seldom see these beautiful insects. Yesterday was a good day with Chennai cooling a bit after rains, had butterflies in abundance. This was at the KAruna Nursery Garden on ECR.

Chennai · Photography

Blistering summer skies

Actually although the weather was a bit nuts, (it was quoted as the hottest summer day after many years) the weather in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu State in India does not have much variation. Hot and humid or hot, wet and humid are the main options 😁

The skies however are ever changing and awesome. Although I’ve not come across such a blog, a blog posting daily sky photos would be a hit…

So for my friends to enjoy…… Chennai Skies.

Chennai · Photography · Travel

Surreal skyscapes – Chennai

It’s not often that you end up with surreal shapes and ecstatic colours in Chennai, the Southern metropolis that’s the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu.

This was one of those evenings when the contrails of the planes landing and taking off added their own shapes and colours