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Bhuntar in the snow.

Dense snowfall in 2014 turns the town of Bhuntar in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh into a dreamy picture of a hill town.

Here I sing free.

Reveling in the freedom of its natural habitat, a Himalayan Bulbul sweetens the air with its soft and soulful whistles in Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Making the heavens pour.

A dense patch of vegetation is set alight on a hillside and left to smolder and fume, in an attempt to bring down the rains in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh, India.

What to expect at Bhuntar, a mid size town, that falls en route to Manali and Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Intelligent birds. Bad human students.

A Rose Ringed Parakeet balances high on a tree for breakfast in the outskirts of Bhuntar, Himachal Pradesh, India. Parakeets are claimed to have the highest voice clarity among all other species in the parrot family.

Shoes for all.

Buying shoes take on a different dimension underneath a brightly illuminated tent in Kullu's Dhalpur Grounds during the festival of Dusshera.

Up and down goes the ferris wheel.

Cone shaped boxes equipped with metal chairs dangle from iron links as a Ferris wheel rests in the lower Dhaplur Grounds during the early hours of a new day.

Eating out on Dusshera.

Dinning and festive revelry walks hand in hand on the streets of Kullu during the festival of Dusshera.
Spangle Papilio Protenor

Touchdown in Autumn.

A female of the Spangle Papilio Protenor species poises with stretched wings like some sleek future age plane still to be built in the days to come.

A seasonal super market.

Gods aren't the only reason for folks to collect in numbers during the Kullu Dusshera. The festival is also a seasonal super market, both visitors and businesses, hate to miss.