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These pictures were taken on some local walks and in my walks out beyond Upurapalle checkpoint and bypass.
The maps show route to Thumulagunta, Mallepalle ('my village') also called Harijanawada, past Upurapalle,
the bypass (at Upurapalle checkpoint) over the road to Ramanuja Palle to my rural area and to the small village of


Storm coming at the dairy farm
Harvesting fodder on the dairy farm
View of the hills from Engineering  college cricket pitch
From my favourite bit of my morning walk

Paddy fields

From my 'rural' walk beyong bypass.

Note two types of tree fused together

She said she really only wanted a picture of her cows
Her cows on the way home later in the golden setting sum
Another view of my 'mixed' tree.

Looking South West of Tirupati
Cow with attendant Black Drongo and Cattle egret
Caption competition
Giving her back a rest
One photo sah - see our village
Small village temple - at
Temple tower
Brick kiln near the village temple
One photo sah
Man on right told me he had given up his good job in Mumbai to move to the beautiful countryside for his sons
(sorry for dirty hands it is my poor job now)
The lucky sons
Town crows in village puddle

Pair of Indian robins
Snack bar on way back to Upurapalle checkpoint
Kids at village (Ramanuja Palli) near checkpoint