mountain sunset

A sunset calls it a day.

Spend a few days in Himalayas to experience the Himalayan life.

Sunrise and Sunset are quite different there.

Topography plays a role in the early sunsets and sunrises.

However, there is more to it than mere timings of the daily sunrise and sunsets.

Sunsets are somewhat melancholic in the Himalayas. The days ends with people wrapping-up the remains of the day.

 

IMG_20150702_113206591_HDR.jpg
As the sun starts dimming, it brings in a new set of activities for the Himalayan dwellers.

The cot lying out under the sun for multiple purposes is brought inside the house.

People who sat on the cot are already in.

IMG_20150701_161015283_HDR.jpg
Clothes that were being dried under the sun have been folded and kept in the almirah.

 

IMG_20150704_160129964_HDR.jpg
The calf loitering around the garden has now retired to its shelter inside the house.
IMG_20150701_162539869.jpg
The shopkeeper right across the house is now shut down.

 

IMG_20150701_162551406_HDR.jpg
The store room that was part of daily hustle-and-bustle now sits like an abandoned dog. Awaiting for its owner to return…
IMG_20150704_162833158_HDR.jpg
the last bus to the village arrives. Marking the end of the ‘machine-day’…
IMG_20150705_190958061.jpg
And finally the local restaurant bids adieu to the last customer .

The Mountain will sleep 🙂

2 replies to “mountain sunset

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
close-alt close collapse comment ellipsis expand gallery heart lock menu next pinned previous reply search share star