Palm Fronds and the Church

The 17th C. Church of Nossa Señhora Assunta in the village of Velsão is ensconced in a swath of palm trees. This soothing sight typifies the landscape of coastal Goa. I made several early morning rounds spread over many months to the hillock at Cuelim until I got the lighting just right.

Palm fronds and the Velsão church

Palm fronds and the Velsão church
5D, 300L f/4 IS

 
 
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  • soter - March 8, 2010 - 6:14 pm

    Really beautiful. Reminds me of a similar site in Kerala which is a tourist spot where people flock to have this aerial view.
    -soterReplyCancel

  • vmingoa - March 8, 2010 - 9:11 am

    Stunning. One of your very best.ReplyCancel

  • Mohandas da Costa - March 8, 2010 - 5:48 am

    The cuelim hill is my favorite spot during the rains. But this landscape may soon disappear. I understand that some local politicians and bigwigs have already laid their claim on the land on this hill surrounding this church as well.ReplyCancel

  • Sanjeev - March 8, 2010 - 12:55 am

    The Church seems to be frightened and lurking through the palms – “When will the axe fall here !!!?!?!?”ReplyCancel

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