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This section reflects my inspirations and moods as my feet and mind travel this amazing planet. Thank you all for the positive response to the earlier editions of Roving Eye. Enjoy.. If you have something interesting to share, send it to
- Anita Ratnam

August 2018

Blood Moon Chandra Grahanam
at Lake Mansarovar, India Tibet border

Kurunji flowers bloom once in 12 years
in Nilgiri mountains, Tamilnadu

Dances of India on an Indian Map

Photo of LAKSHMI KNIGHT, guru and mother of Aniruddha Knight. STAR LEDGER, New Jersey 1990

a duet choreographed by Hari Krishnan

Dance sculptures unearthed at Srirangam temple
Photos:  Vivek Mariappan

Pablo Picasso, celebrated artist at age 50

Picasso Exhibit LADY IN THE GARDEN, Metal sculpture, TATE MODERN, London

Early PICASSO. Painting of his wife OLGA the ballerina. TATE MODERN, London

Picasso Exhibit, TATE MODERN, London

Picasso Exhibit, TATE MODERN, London

Picasso Exhibit, TATE MODERN, London

Woman’s head in bronze. PICASSO. TATE MODERN, London

An Arabic mosque which was turned into a Catholic Church. Palermo, Italy

Modern bronze sculpture of mythical Greek hero ICARUS in the foreground. The  ancient 500 BC CONCORDIA TEMPLE behind. Agrigento, ITALY

TURKISH STEPS, the limestone point where the Turks attacked.

3rd century BC Greek vase from which SICILY got its 3 legs symbol. Agrigento, Italy

Evening snack for Italians.
Fresh coconut. Naples, Italy

Nigerians participate
in a traditional parade
wearing green body paint,
MANIFESTA- Palermo, Italy

Logo of the MANIFESTA contemporary art Biennale in Palermo, Italy with the alphabets of 4 languages, GREEK, ARABIC, PERSIAN AND TAMIL

Sign outside mountain cave theatre
Ravello, Italy

The ancient walled city of MDINA, built by the Arabs, MALTA

Catacombs where citizens took shelter during the World War bombings, Valletta, MALTA

Interior of the CHURCH OF ST JOHN where the German bomb dropped- Valetta, MALTA

The actual bomb that was dropped onto the CHURCH OF ST JOHN in Valletta, Malta in 1942 but did not explode. Now kept as a museum curiosity

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