Winter Paintbrush

Seasonal flowers in full bloom on the street walk on a crisp winter morning in Bahrain’s capital, Manama. Such colours are seen only in the cold months, particularly in January and February, after which it starts to get warm. The extreme desert heat after that makes it almost impossible for such beauty to flourish.

Eye see the picture

When I took this picture on the banks of the Teesta river just as we entered India’s Sikkim state from West Bengal, it was just meant as another photograph – one of a few hundred I took during our week-long holiday in the mountains. But, later, after downloading and looking at it on the big…