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Tribute to Mumbai

By Tigress
I am not worried if you don't give me votes for this shot. I have spent many visits to Mumbai and when I came home tonight after a long day's work, saw the devastation that terrorism can cause to a city. I visited the Taj Hotel which has been attacked and whilst I despair at the devastation to the heritage architecture, I more importantly remember the kindness shown by the staff who worked there . I don't know if they are still alive.
I am still intending visiting India in December- we cannot be controlled by terrorism. This shot is over the bay at Mumbai from another 4* hotel, which could have been attacked but was not at that time. To me it is the optimism of a new day- the sunrise over a vibrant, and wonderful country. If not for me, give them your vote. June x

Tags: Landscape Photo journalism Travel General Journalism Architecture India Tribute Mumbai Landscape and travel

Voters: GrahamNobles, cats_123, nolongeramember and 19 more


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Comments


GrahamNobles 8 9 4 England
27 Nov 2008 11:12PM
Nicely said June.
Graham

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 27 Northern Ireland
27 Nov 2008 11:18PM
well done...let's not be put off
27 Nov 2008 11:45PM
My sentiments also.. couldnt believe the news.. beautiful tribute...!!!

India is a beautiful country as are the people shame a handful spoil their reputation...

Nikki !
28 Nov 2008 7:43AM
Beautiful image and text
Pegon 11 78 1 England
28 Nov 2008 4:09PM
A beautiful capture. I hope things get better there soon and you can enjoy your visit.
Pete.

Quote:Nicely said June.
Graham


I totally agree great comment by yourself, plus a good shot.
Christine.
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 7:51PM
I think you got the mood and the sun light is just magic...
There a nice mist blowing in...
I do like this...

Well taken...

Dave
Frase 8 Scotland
28 Nov 2008 10:19PM
Great shot. Wonderful sentiment. In a beautiful world why is there so much sorrow?
Don
Ayelet_A 8 11 3 Israel
29 Nov 2008 2:06PM
Beautiful tribute June.
You are so right, we can't let terrorism control our life and I'm glad you decided to upload such an optimistic image.
Hope your trip will go as planned and that things will get better...

Ayelet
cliff449 8 8 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2008 5:13PM
What a great tribute!

Super shot full of feeling, it puts you there

Cliff
1 Dec 2008 7:08PM
Lovely tribute, well done and hope you can return soon

Nicky
susanbarton 8 11 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2008 11:04PM
A beautiful well composed image wonderful capture of the colours, why would we ot vote for it... beautiful!

Susan
donnagreen 8 5 1 Scotland
22 Feb 2009 9:42PM
This is a strange shot - in that the colours and arrangement are so peaceful and calm, yet the actual story behind it is anything but. It's a great juxtaposition, I think.

But the colours and tones are beautiful and I particularly like the way the eye is led from the top left down to the bottom right - great stuff!

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