A short album made up of various animals who joined the traveller on the road
But for the fact that this is Mahabalipuram Beach and the shore temple is behind you, this kid riding a horse could be in any city beach of India.
Dogs are everywhere.
In Badami, the ancient seat of the Chalukyas. The local poverty reflects in the skinny nature of the cur. Nothing much to scavenge.
In Palolem, Goa, they join the goras in sun bathing
… or as foot rugs.
Then there are monkeys
… in caves
… in the dry jungles of Borivili
… and the Jain ruins of Udaygiri
Then a smattering of goats along the way
… grazing whatever grass is there in Machilipatnam beach
… the holy cow of India.