Cows in Varthur Lake

A road crosses the south-eastern edge of Varthur Lake, giving us a good view of the water as we drive between Whitefield and Varthur. One day it also gave me a good view of this cow, as she stood in the middle of the lake.

Cow in Varthur Lake

She wasn’t alone. Other cows were standing in the lake too.

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And birds – cattle egrets – were standing on top of the cows.

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Bangalore has had June rains, and other parts of India have had terrible floods, but this water has nothing to do with the monsoon season. The lake just offers a place to cool off, water to drink and green weeds to eat.

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. It must be nice in there… though I’d be worried about leeches šŸ˜‰

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  2. Karolyn Cooper says:

    I’m sure there are a lot of chemical, biological and serpentine worries in that water.

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  3. Hey Karolyn! So good to see your posts… it’s nice to see Bangalore (and India) from a new perspective, that we are not used to here. šŸ™‚ Thanks for following me.

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  4. Nice blog šŸ™‚ cool water!

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