Stories & Movement

Home » India » DAILY PHOTO: Shikara on Dal Lake

DAILY PHOTO: Shikara on Dal Lake

A shikara is a shallow-draft wooden boat commonly seen on lakes in Kashmir. It should not be confused with a Shakira, which is a Colombian pop star / belly-dancer. Asking for a Shakira ride, is a common–but potentially offensive–mistake. IMG_0470

Taken in July of 2016 on Dal Lake, Srinagar

Taken in July of 2016 on Dal Lake, Srinagar

IMG_0572 IMG_0629


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tweets

%d bloggers like this: