Kerala

A Sastha (Ayyappa) temple in rural Kerala

A Quaint Kerala Temple atop a Hill

A quaint little Sastha temple sits upon a hill amidst a beautiful setting in an obscure village on the edges of Kottayam district, at the foothills of the Western Ghats. Many temples such as these ones have the “prathishta” of the family deity and are owned and run by families themselves. The temple displays classical and traditional Kerala architecture, legacy ...

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Nature thrives at Ernakulam Junction/Town Railway stations outer.

Nature Thrives at Ernakulam Outer

50 Shades of Green at the Outer of Ernakulam Town and Junction Railway Station, where nature thrives in all its glory. The entire outer (the track just before stations, at the outer signals) of most stations in Kerala are thick in vegetation, where nature is allowed to grow unchecked. The train seen behind the shrub is the rake of the ...

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The station board at Ottapalam Railway Station, Kerala

Ottappalam – Lonely Board is Lonely

The lonely name board of the Ottappalam Railway Station (code – OTP) at the far end of a platform as seen in the night, illuminated by a lone tubelight. Ottapalam, on the banks of the Bharathapuzha river in Palakkad district in Kerala, also has the awesome distinction of probably being the only railway station in the country which has a Bar ...

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The quintessential Kerala Rains

The Quintessential Kerala Rain!

When a drop is enough to fill a pot, when sparkling waterfalls cascade from the terraces onto the ground, when nature stands drenched,  the plant kingdom nodding their heads in agreement to the falling rains, when roads and lanes are converted into impromptu streams, when the air is washed clean and stands cool and refreshed, when everything feels fresh with the ...

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Kerala’s Flawless Blue Sky!

Mirror mirror in the sky, who is the bluest of them all? Kerala’s clear sky in a flawless blue, bluest of all blue, on a windless beautifully sunny day, without a sign of clouds, framed by coconut trees. Oh nature, do we love you! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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Changanasserry Railway Station

Changanasserry Railway Station

The tracks speed ahead in the distance, parting the greenery as they expand into and rush past Changanasserry Railway Station. An aerial view of CGY, Kottayam District, Kerala. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Reddit Love This Pocket Gmail

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