Faces of India – 236

Faces of India,

a series through which I intend to portray the various characters of my country whom I met during my travels. See more here

faces_of_India_236Yet another ‘tender coconut’ seller from my collection of ‘faces of India’. He is from Ahmadabad, Gujarat. I feel so relieved when I spot them during my travels. The fizzed drinks are a strict NO for me; I have banned them from my life. I survive on tender coconut water or lemonades during my travels. What about you?

See one more tender coconut water seller here. Tender coconut water costs the same in Coorg, Ahmedabad and even in Bangalore.

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32 Responses

  1. sylviakirk says:

    I always enjoy seeing/reading about the people in your world, Indrani!! If I wasn’t SO OLD I would be trying to visit there, but your posts/photos are the next best thing! Thank you for sharing!! I hope you’re enjoying a lovely weekend!!

    • Indrani Ghose says:

      Oh! Sylvia! Such a lovely comment.
      Your comments always inspire me to blog more and more. 🙂

  2. Aditi says:

    Its my first time on your blog and I’v majorly stalked your posts! Love the concept of Faces of India. After all its the people who bring out the true shade of India!

  3. ladyfi says:

    So handsome and what kind eyes he has. Great shot.

  4. Cloudia says:

    Another fine addition to your important project



  5. DeniseinVA says:

    I like this portrait of the coconut seller Indrani. He has a very strong, pleasant face.

  6. His face also looks so fresh, like tender coconut :). I will also ban the fizzed drinks.

  7. Jeevan says:

    I go with tender coconut and it cools the body while travelling, which cause heat. Nice portrait

  8. Andapo says:

    That’s nice, tender coconut water is healthy, so is lemon uice, good you said no to the aerated drinks.

  9. Bob says:

    Fabulous image Indrani.

  10. TexWisGirl says:

    a friendly face. 🙂

  11. viola says:

    At first sight I thought he wear a big hat :)) Nice photo!

  12. Love his sweet natural look….

  13. dNambiar says:

    He should be in Sandalwood. Nice portrait Indrani; looks like a still from the sets of some movie. Very nice. 🙂

    Have a great week.

  14. Such a happy go lucky portrait. 🙂

  15. Kishor Kr says:

    That’s a great initiative Indrani. Common people aren’t perhaps so common. Their stories need to be told.

  16. Yogi saraswat says:

    Representing the natural face of a common Indian youth !!

  17. Arun says:

    Nice pic. Tender coconut anytime.

  18. Same pinch.. I like lemon juice. Can’t even take the soda. And tender coconut always a welcome drink. I find it a great gift by nature 🙂 Btw nice smiling seller..

  19. I too hate fizzed drinks .. tender cocunut , lemon juice and sugarcane juice are my fav 🙂

    Love this shot .. is this the same guy who was selling tender cocunut in front of Adalaj step well ?

  20. Chaitali says:

    A face is an index of mind or is it not? Difficult to say, but easy to tell that your capture is precious.

  21. So perfectly captured. A very nice portrait.

  22. Nice memories you collect for yourself.

  23. Hilary says:

    Tender coconut sounds so.. tender. 😉 Fine pic, as always.

  24. Indrani…superbly captured pic. A motivating project!! awesome!!

  25. Bhavani says:

    He look pleasant and matured!!!

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