SlowRover Snapshots #8

19Aug'15

Title: After the Petrichor
Location: New Delhi, India

Clicked on a lazy Sunday morning. Reading a book while witnessing the spectacle of a passing monsoon is heavenly!

SR Travel Tip: One of the best places to visit during monsoon is the Western Ghats region of India. Boasting of hill stations like Matheran, Lonavala, Kaas Valley etc., the Western Ghats is alive with a lovely tinge of green during the monsoon season.

-Vibhav

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SlowRover Snapshots #5

Sound of the Rain

Sound of the Rain

Title : Sound of the Rain
Location: Delhi, India

Clicked during the onset of the Monsoon of 2015. When the smell of petrichor lit up the senses of all living things alike.

SR Travel Tip: The Indian Monsoon is considered to be the most beautiful in the world. We recommend reading Alexander Frater’s ‘Chasing the Monsoon‘ that beautifully encapsulates the charm of the monsoon.

-Vibhav

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Petrichor- The Smell of Childhood

I don’t remember my childhood.

Nothing except the smell of the monsoon rains, right before they lashed onto the verandah. Me, the solitary crawler, both enchanted and perplexed by a sudden downpour, would rush indoors to the safety of my mother’s lap. Such memories are vague, rather loosely etched on my mind. But the smell of the rains, the Petrichor, is something I can never forget.

I suspect that the ravishingly beautiful Petrichor is hard-coded deep into the minds of every human being. It is passed onto an individual through an infinite chain of forefathers. Or maybe it is simply a gift from heaven. After all that’s where the rains come from!

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Rains-Monsoon in India

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