Photo Gallery: India and Sri Lanka

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Apr 2, 2015


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Photo Gallery: India and Sri Lanka

While the MV Explorer was docked in Cochin, Spring 2015 voyagers traveled far and wide, including a field program to Sri Lanka!  See photos captured through the lens of the shipboard community:

Spanish Professor Arantxa Alegre-González from Towson University photographed these purple water lilies at the Golden Temple in Dambulla, Sri Lanka.  The water lily is the national flower of Sri Lanka.
Spanish Professor Arantxa Alegre-González from Towson University photographed these purple water lilies at the Golden Temple in Dambulla, Sri Lanka. The water lily is the national flower of Sri Lanka.
Jazmine Garcia from Santiago Canyon College found this boat while on a Ganges River cruise at sunrise.  The boat was docked along the ghats (stairs) that lead down to the river.
Jazmine Garcia from Santiago Canyon College found this boat while on a Ganges River cruise at sunrise. The boat was docked along the ghats (stairs) that lead down to the river.
Jake Molloy from the University of Colorado Boulder photographed these Toque Macaque and Purple-faced Langur monkeys while on a field program to Sri Lanka.  They visited the Association for the Conservation of Primate Diversity to learn about these monkeys that are endemic to Sri Lanka.  "A truly unique experience that I was honored to take part in!"
Jake Molloy from the University of Colorado Boulder photographed these Toque Macaque and Purple-faced Langur monkeys while on a field program to Sri Lanka. They visited the Association for the Conservation of Primate Diversity to learn about these monkeys that are endemic to Sri Lanka. “A truly unique experience that I was honored to take part in!”
"This was my favorite view from my Field Program to Munnar.  We spent two days hiking through the mountainous hills with tea in every direction as far as you could see. To get up out of the city and into the mountains was good for the soul. " -Scott Minard from Chapman University
“This was my favorite view from my Field Program to Munnar. We spent two days hiking through the mountainous hills with tea in every direction as far as you could see. To get up out of the city and into the mountains was good for the soul. ” -Scott Minard from Chapman University
Olivia Vanni from the University of Montana stumbled upon a local market in the port city of Cochin.  "There were bags and bags of spices, dried herbs and this super colorful pasta stood out."
Olivia Vanni from the University of Montana stumbled upon a local market in the port city of Cochin. “There were bags and bags of spices, dried herbs and this super colorful pasta stood out.”
"This photo was taken during sunrise on an overnight train from New Delhi to Varanasi. The sun was rising from the opposite side and I thought it was interesting to see the dramatic shadow the train cast.  The most difficult part was making sure my camera didn't venture too far out and get hit by the electrical poles whizzing by!"  -Josh Liberman from the University of Miami
“This photo was taken during sunrise on an overnight train from New Delhi to Varanasi. The sun was rising from the opposite side and I thought it was interesting to see the dramatic shadow the train cast. The most difficult part was making sure my camera didn’t venture too far out and get hit by the electrical poles whizzing by!” -Josh Liberman from the University of Miami
While in Mumbai, University of Colorado Boulder post-grad student Hannah Zdanowitz photographed the Church of St. John the Evangelist, also known as the Afghan Church.
While in Mumbai, University of Colorado Boulder post-grad student Hannah Zdanowitz photographed the Church of St. John the Evangelist, also known as the Afghan Church.
University of Virginia student Nick Bergh photographed this landscape from the top of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress on his field program to Sri Lanka.
University of Virginia student Nick Bergh photographed this landscape from the top of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress on his field program to Sri Lanka.
New York University student Amanda Campanaro captured this photo while on the back of an elephant riding to the top of the Amber Fort in Jaipur.
New York University student Amanda Campanaro captured this photo while on the back of an elephant riding to the top of the Amber Fort in Jaipur.
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  1. Judy Collins
    April 17, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    I really enjoyed your pictures and wish you and your family great things!!!

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