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Sugarcane Juice- There’s nothing better than a chilled glass of sugarcane juice on a hot summer day.
Ancient Buddha Monestry in Thotlakonda, Visakhapatnam.
Mahastupa of the Buddhist heritage site of Thotlakonda,
- It is 2000 years old monastic complex with remnants of stupas, chaitya grihas, and viharas atop Thotlakonda Hill, Andhra Pradesh.
- The Buddhist monks arriving from places like China, Burma, and many other countries used to stay at this site for months before finishing their learning.
Photo processing is such a fun job. You just can’t stop playing with various methods available with the Picasa Photo Viewer.
Curry Tree blooming.
The generic name, Murraya, derives from Johan Andreas Murray (1740-1791), who studied botany under Carl Linnaeus and became a professor of medicine with an interest in medicinal plants at the University of Göttingen, Germany.
The specific name, Koenig, derives from the last name of botanist Johann Gerhard König.
The curry tree is also called curry leaf tree or curry bush, among numerous local names, depending on country.
Flowers are mildly scented.