The Indian Monsoon – a visual story

Suvarna Academy

India – a country rich in tradition, history, wildlife, architecture and biodiversity is a popular tourist destination for many around the world.

What is also unique to India is the monsoon, a period of few months of heavy rainfall, which is also critical for her economy.

While a good monsoon is essential for the farmer community, it is not the best period for tourism. Tourism industry experiences a lull phase because of lack of tourists, local and international during this time.

It is quite natural that most tourists, especially people who live in cooler climates ,prefer a dry weather to visit a country like India to enjoy the beaches for the sunshine.

Steve McCurry, one of the world’s most renowned photographer thought otherwise though. I happened to accidentally glance through one of his published work titled ‘Monsoon’ in a local book store. His collection of photographs of the Indian monsoon are mind…

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