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Few More pictures from my recent Saleswaram trip! I am totally in love with this Raw Beauty of Nature within Srisailam / Amrabad Tiger Zone. One of the best Sunrise I have ever witnessed in the middle of the forest!!!

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Briliant pictures @Sridhar Tandra Especially the one clicked in the woods. Badly wanted to do this drive the coming season. Don't forget to keep us posted about the dates when this is going to be open to public.

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1 minute ago, sagar said:

Briliant pictures @Sridhar Tandra Especially the one clicked in the woods. Badly wanted to do this drive the coming season. Don't forget to keep us posted about the dates when this is going to be open to public.

Will surely do @sagar we will have to wait for one more year for this! First Pournami / Full Moon day after Ugadi 2019 it is!!!

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11 hours ago, nimithreddy61 said:

location: Srisalam Dam

 

Excellent capture. 

 

2 hours ago, sagar said:

When was this picture clicked.. During any recent time? The weather looks too sunny

 

I think it is during winter. 😀

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On ‎11‎/‎23‎/‎2018 at 6:53 PM, Tapahasu said:

Shot on one plus 5T, Sikkim trip

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Beautiful pictures @Tapahasu.. Waiting to see your full trip log soon.. :) 

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On 7/12/2018 at 11:25 PM, nimithreddy61 said:

location: Srisalam Dam

 

Beautiful shot, one of the best view of the dam.

 

On 11/23/2018 at 6:53 PM, Tapahasu said:

Shot on one plus 5T, Sikkim trip

 

Wow, too good.

 

 

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On 11/23/2018 at 6:53 PM, Tapahasu said:

Shot on one plus 5T, Sikkim trip

 

Super pictures, waiting for my drive in December. 

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Hey guys, Sharing a few travel pictures of my trip to Rajasthan. Excuse me for the quality of the pictures as they were clicked on my phone 😁 

 

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8 minutes ago, sagar said:
Hey guys, Sharing a few travel pictures of my trip to Rajasthan. Excuse me for the quality of the pictures as they were clicked on my phone  
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Very nice....

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6 minutes ago, sahil said:

 

Very nice....

 

Thank you :) All set for your trip?

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Thank you  All set for your trip?
Yes. Hope so.
I will relook at my itenary in the first week of December..
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22 hours ago, sagar said:

Hey guys, Sharing a few travel pictures of my trip to Rajasthan. Excuse me for the quality of the pictures as they were clicked on my phone 😁 

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Very nice looking forward to February trip to udaipur and near by places excited

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