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Delicate traces of light as the lagoon of Venice softly travels into the night.
Giant Hibiscus
Eye on Transit
Friends
My daughter at her work
Irish shore
Delicate Arch framed by an arch
At the full moon day.
Salamanca
Osprey learning to fly-
Kandanar Kelan Theyyam (3)
Kandanar Kelan Theyyam (2)
Kandanar Kelan Theyyam
Within frames
Chess players
Sulfur miner in Kawa Ijen caldera, Java (2)
JOURNEY START
Heading back from the Narrows, Zion NP
Two London Tourist Attractions
Having breakfast.
When The Daylight
WOODEN HORSE
Two bird eggs
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Kandanar Kelan Theyyam (2)

Theyyam, the dance of the living god, is a form of worship - and ritual art - unique to the Malabar Coast in Kerala, India. In the fiery forms of theyyam the priest may dance, stand or roll in flame yet remain unharmed, as the deity possessing him renders him invulnerable.

TAGS: Dance, Fire, Hindu, India, Night, Ritual, Temple

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Member since 2015
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2015
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2015, 8:19 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 50D
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO1250
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