The sun shines on India: Your photos
We invited readers to send in their favourite travel pic -- that one photograph that perfectly captures the beauty of a place they visited. And we have been inundated with stunning pics of every corner of India.
Here are some beautiful photos that capture the magic of the sun from across this great land. Take a look!
First up is Raja Ramesh Jami's photo taken in Lonavala, a hill station in Maharashtra.
Do you have a photograph that perfectly captures the beauty of a place -- of a breathtaking peak or a picture-perfect seashore? Share it with the world. Simply send in your photograph (original photos only) to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: 'My travel pic'), along with your name, the name of the place, a short description of the photograph, when you visited and what you liked most about the place. We'll feature the best pics right here of rediff.com.
Tiger Hill, West Bengal
Next Savio Dominic visited Darjeeling in November 2009 and took this photo of the Tiger Hil sunrise.
"As heard the place is really amazing."
Here Pratik Bharti shares this photo taken "from the balcony of our hotel room in Ambaji, Gujarat on December 26, 2009.
"The morning was pretty cold but the sunrise was warm enough to allow me to take this pic in shorts and a tee."
Next Rajneesh Anand sends this photo shot from Pelling of the Kanchenjunga peak at sunrise. Pelling is a small sleepy town around five hours away from Gangtok, Sikkim.
"Shot at 5 am, this photo shows the first rays falling on the high Himalayan peaks."
Kashid beach, Maharashtra
Prasad SSVV shares this photo of the sunset at Kashid Beach, near Mumbai.