India is full of colour. The land. The people. The fashion. The festivals. The moods. Even the daily struggle of riding a state transport bus is a colourful affair. If you can handle its “too-muchness”, as Rushdie once put it, India can be a discovery at the turn of every corner or the unfolding of every highway.
And the road goes on and on.
Somewhere 100 kms outside of Hyderabad, the earth is… well…. dark. Makes for a great contrasty pic. For those who might not know, Andhra Pradesh lies on the great Deccan plateau, so the land can be flat, flat, flat. But never sans character and colour.
At some point into my drive from Hyderabad to Bangalore (highly recommended, smooth as silk, with a constantly altering landscape) the earth turned bloodshot. The only regret was that I wasn’t carrying my DSLR.
To get here, take the road. Oh and a rail line runs to Mars too ;)
In India, there’s a saying, “It doesn’t matter if there isn’t space in the house, there should always be space in the heart.” Oh, and there’s also 1.2 billion people. Take your pick!
In the meantime, welcome to Hyderabad – India’s alternative hi-tech city. The operative word being alternative!