Travel Photography Photos tagged as velankanni
A street scene from beach road at Velankanni, a Christian pilgrimmage centre in Tamil Nadu, India. Tonsuring one's head is done by many pilgrims and a poster Ad advertises a shop doing this. During February, the climate is quite hot and humid and there is a good demand for tender coconut water. A vendor can be seen adjusting his stock on his cycle.
The sun was rising but behind a few clouds. There was a cell tower in the skyline. I waited till the sun started peeking out from behind the clouds and then took this shot.
An ad in front of a barber shop at Velankanni. There is a tradition that some people follow when visiting the Mother Mary church at Velankanni - tonsuring their head. And this is done by men as well as women.
A chain seller displaying his waresa near the Mother Mary church at Velankanni, Tamil Nadu, India.
View of the market on the way to the beach
Another view of the Velankanni church
The Velankanni church seen from Hotel Sea Gate