Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Eagle sight and lodge

The lodge we stayed in Thiruvannamalai has a wonderful view of the hill and the temple tower. The balcony close to the room has some space to breeze and watch what happens around. It was a wonderful sight of an eagle that circle above the sky for sometime, came close to view and I don’t remember seeing an eagle such closer, but later it came down to peek and took away a log and flew away towards the hill and disappeared as my eyes pursuit.
eagle sight
I clicked some pictures, but nothing comes quite like this at least. I feel this comes out well as it falls down close to the temple tower background. It seems the bird is nesting somewhere so it picked the log.

It also reminds me the eagle that used to circle the Thirukazhukundram hill around noon and what they say is the eagles comes down everyday to fetch the food dedicated to god and what remained is distributed as ambrosia to devotees. In this way I thought is there any story behind this eagle also?

Even we got a wonderful room to stay comfort, I like sitting on this balcony and watching the town. It’s a well equipped lodge with narrow veranda, underground parking and lift. It was just like come to ooty or kodaikanal, the room was almost cool, and it’s been long time we stayed together with our family (along my uncle’s family) and I do wish such exist.
Thiruvannamalai

12 comments:

venus66 said...

A wonderful view. Glad that you had a good time with family.

Devika said...

Yes, nice reading Jeevan...and photos :)

wishes,
devika

Miladysa said...

To see such a bird is special.

I grew up with a lot of folklore surrounding birds - the one you have captured on film here is definitely a good omen - thank you for sharing him with us :)

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Awesome! Thanks for the wonderful view of this brilliant place!

Kavi said...

Wonderful to see the bird ! And it sure must be a special feeling.

Thanks for sharing

cyclopseven said...

The hill carries the mystical elements well. Thanks for sharing.

Priya said...

Good to know you are travelling places.

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Jeevan said...

Thanks everyone :)

Anya said...

Wow!!
Its a beautiful post.

So nice written
and so many wonderful shots :)))))

(Oeps... sorry I am late thats because I have a cold :(
snif.... snif....
:-)

tulipspeaks said...

nice view from hotel.. surely u got better view from my hotel room in Bangkok. hehehe

exposemaximum said...

great photography. really a cool place.