Reminiscing Old Times

By: Kamakshi

Jul 04 2011

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Category: Fruits

8 Comments

Aperture:f/5.6
Focal Length:29mm
ISO:400
Shutter:1/400 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 550D

When we were growing up, there used to be a berwala right outside the school bus stop. We would buy an assortment of tangy eatables from him like ber (Indian plums of varied types), imili (raw and ready tamarind), fresh Saunf  (fennel seeds and flowers), kairis (raw mangoes) and star fruits. This one that I found at the beach reminded me of another childhood delicacy, the jamuns / jambuls (black plums). We used to pluck and eat it off the trees at school, and get caught because of purple tongues! Happy memories to have and to hold.

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8 comments on “Reminiscing Old Times”

  1. Wonderful!
    Evocative, informative, fascinating — not to mention beautiful.
    Thanks.

  2. What a very evocative memory. Thanks so much for sharing this memory and also for the beautiful photograph.

  3. I remember this purple fruit very well as it grows back home in the Philippines and whenever we eat it our tongues turn to purple as well. I miss this fruit because the ones I get here in Bangkok are not as good as the ones i tasted back home.

  4. […] the seasons change, memories fleet past as flashes. On let another stroll on the beach, another stall full off goodies was waiting to […]

  5. […] all the food you get on the beach is unhealthy. On our last stroll along the backwaters, we saw several stalls of cut fruit plates. […]


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