A Word A Week Challenge- Boat

After a hiatus, it’s back in my life, A Word a Week Challenge on A Word in Your Ear!

Boat. One of the first words a child latches on to in utter fascination. That marvellous object that bobs upon the water, that potentially carries us far away, into the realm of adventure. As grown ups, of course, we associate a boat with serenity, a welcome lack of anchor for a while, before the rhythm of life reclaims us. Here is a collection of boat pics from various travels…

Barcelona, Summer of 2011, tranquility and patience

Barcelona, Summer of 2011, tranquility and patience

Nainital, Uttarakhand, Winter 2013, Waiting to make a living

Nainital, Uttarakhand, Winter 2013, Waiting for passengers

Nainital, Uttarakhand, Winter 2013, Attractive and bizarre

Nainital, Uttarakhand, Winter 2013, Attractive and bizarre

Nainital, Uttarakhans, Winter 2013. We are not forgivern for going in an ordinary boat. Aadyaa loves the bizarre dragon, grandmum loves Aadyaa and is holding her from jumping into the dragon!

Nainital, Uttarakhand, Winter 2013. We are not forgiven for going in an ordinary boat. Aadyaa loves the bizarre dragon…

Mumbai, Summer 2013. Pulling away from city magnifique on the ferry to Elephanta Island

Mumbai, Summer 2013. Pulling away from city magnifique on the ferry to Elephanta Island

Mumbai, Summer 2013 A pseudo-traditional ferry luring tourists out to sea; the historic Gateway and Taj Hotel in the background

Mumbai, Summer 2013 A pseudo-traditional ferry luring tourists out to sea; the historic Gateway and Taj Hotel in the background