Kerala

The interiors of the Kochi Central Mall at MG Road Ernakulam

Interiors of the Kochi Central Mall, Ernakulam

How the new Kochi Central Mall on MG Road, Ernakulam looks like from the inside. The interiors are very upscale, very clean and well spaced out, in all very tastefully done with colors everywhere as you can see in this photo. This picture was taken from the first floor above the entrance. The foot court with its lighted roof is ...

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Photo showing natural beauty of the Chalakudi River in Kerala

Kerala’s Pretty-Postcard Picture Perfect Chalakudi River

The beautifully green, green Chalakudy river near to the Chalakudy town in Thrissur District, Kerala, depleted of its water thanks to the summer, but still looking stunningly beautiful. Typical of all rivers in Kerala and any river in tropical regions, this one too has vegetation covering its banks, reaching out towards the water with everything clearly reflecting on it, making the river ...

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Palm fringed waters in Kuttanad in Kerala in the evening

Golden Sunset at Kuttanad in Kerala

On a calm and lovely evening, a golden sun sets over the famed backwaters in Kuttanad in Kerala. Kuttanad in Alappuzha (Alleppey) district is the location of most of the famed backwaters of Kerala, accentuating the natural beauty of the region. This photo is from one end of those backwaters near Kavalam. A row of coconut palm trees stand on ...

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Interiors of the Lulu Mall in Ernakulam Kerala

Interiors of the Lulu Mall, Ernakulam.

A picture of the interiors of the Lulu International Shopping Mall at Idapalli, Ernakulam, Kerala, as seen towards the entrance. This is the second largest shopping mall in India by size. The mall is owned by the EMKE Group headquartered at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Lulu Mall Ernakulam is one of the most luxurious, appointed and well-laid out malls I have ...

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Traffic Rules Written in Malayalam

Obey Traffic Rules! By Order, Kerala Police

The most basic traffic rules written in Malayalam hang from a traffic signal post at Kalady junction on the MC Road in Kerala. (Traffic signals are called just “traffic” in Kerala. So what is traffic actually called? A “block”. Yeah we are complicated. The rules written are as follows: Don’t drink and drive. Always wear seatbelts. Do not overtake from ...

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Kerala Government Boat cruising along backwaters

A KSWTC Boat Cruises Along the Backwaters at Dusk

As dusk falls after the sun had set, a ferry service boat of the Kerala State Water Transportation Corporation (KSWTC) cruises along a picturesque backwater channel near Kavalam in Alappuzha district, Kerala. KSWTC is the poor brother of the KSRTC (which is not rich in any way though) and caters to the local populace living around the waterways of Kuttanad, ...

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