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The Ashtamudi lake on a bright evening with the ferry service

A Ferry Glides Across a Dazzlingly Blue Ashtamudi Lake

A ferry (jankar) service glides across the Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam district, Kerala, as seen from the railway bridge spanning the lake. The lake is a shimmering blue, fringed by Kerala’s ubiquitous coconut green, all reflecting the brilliant afternoon sky of many shades of blue, awash with sumptuous clouds of many types and sizes. The ferry leaves a long wake, neatly ...

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The Ashtamudi Lake near Kollam in Kerala at sunset, a riot of colors

The Ashtamudi Lake at Dusk Appears as God’s Canvas

A riot of colors makes the sky above the Ashtamudi lake backwaters near Kollam in South Kerala appear like the canvas of a beautiful oil painting, the sky being God’s canvas. The picture shows the typical idyllic picture postcard perfect Kerala setting: palm fringed shores, lazily lapping waves, a boatman or two on the water. The picture was taken from ...

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Ashtamudi Lake – Epitomizing Kerala’s Natural Beauty

The blue-green waters of the Ashtamudi Lake in Kerala lie calm and serene as the reflect the clouds which hover far above them in the sky on this balmy afternoon. This is the farthest Southern part of the lake near the Kollam – Thenkasi National Highway 5 kilometers out of Kollam city. Thickly vegetated and palm fringed fingers of land ...

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The Calm and Blue Ashtamudi Kayal

Calm waters of the Ashtmaudi Lake (Kayal) ripple along as coconut trees on a faraway spit of land look on serenely. This photo is of the southernmost branch arm of the eight-armed lake, the second largest wetland ecosystem in Kerala. The photo is from near Randam Kutti, (2nd Milestone), Kollam, one of the shining examples of the natural beauty of ...

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The Ashtamudi Lake in all her Glory!

The waters of the Ashtamudi Lake calmly lap at the shore near Randaam Kutty off the Kollam – Thenkasi National Highway NH 744 (formerly NH 208) in Kerala. This is the extreme southern end of the southernmost arm of the lake, which is the second largest wetland ecosystem in Kerala and the mainstay of the Kollam district. The lake, shaped ...

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