Sunday, July 16, 2006


St. Thomas - The village focus
From Kalyana Mandapam
Neighbourhood Chapel
Fine Detail from another age
Elaborate Roof Barge Boards
Village Views
Domesticated Peacock?
Rare in Patnam

At Manapad

Mediterranean hues at Melanie Chithi's
Miraculous(?) well in SFX cave
Down to the Cave of the Sanyasi

Shrine/Cave of St. Francis Xavier

Janice and Sr. Annuncia on the Manapad beach near SFX cave

Church of the Holy Cross
Parish divisions
Tiruchendur & Virapandianpatnam in the far distance
Manapad Bay


The famous church at Alanthalai
Palmyra landscape
Altar - work in progress
Chapel under renovation

Idiappam Thattal

The Comedy Couple
Molly Aunty and Family

At Amalappa's

Time to leave?
Breakfast again
Shelter from the heat

At Green Lodge

and Another
One for the album
Chit Chat
3 youngest
Cool Terrace
Green Lodge Entrance

At the Village Graveyard

From afar
History Lesson

Maternal Grandparents
Paternal Grandparents