Driving through rural India offers a wide spectrum of poor and simple life, manual labor, friendly people, slow transportation and even a new airport near Hospet, which accommodates visitors to the great ruins of Hampi and to the huge steel plant adjacent to the airport.

This gallery takes us through the areas of Colva in Goa, Kanyakumari at the southernmost tip of India,
Namdroling monastery near Mysore, Quilon in Goa, Mysore city then Villupuram and Trichy.

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