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The Full-Flowing Bharathapuzha River During the Monsoon

The Full-Flowing Bharathapuzha River During the Monsoon

The Bharathapuzha river, the longest flowing river in Kerala flows (almost) to the brim all muddy and swirling amidst heavy rains during the Monsoons in June 2015. The river, known poetically as the Nila in Malayalam, has shaped the culture ...

Nature’s Mirror: The Serene Blue Muvattupuzha River at Dawn

Nature’s Mirror: The Serene Blue Muvattupuzha River at Dawn

The clam waters full up to the banks of the Muvattupuzha river of central Kerala lie like a corrugated mirror reflecting the vegetation on its banks, the clouds and sky of the early morning in a blue-and-yellow haze as upstream a ...

Kerala’s Pretty-Postcard Picture Perfect Chalakudi River

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 ...

A KSWTC Boat Cruises Along the Backwaters at Dusk

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 ...

The Blue Periyar River at Aluva at Dusk

The Blue Periyar River at Aluva at Dusk

As dusk was falling, the blue Periyar river flows silently past Aluva in all her glassy majesty. Aluva is Ernakulam/Kochi’s most important suburb which is slowly getting integrated into the city. Facing us in the distance is the famous Aluva ...

The Green Green Meenachil River near Kottayam

The Green Green Meenachil River near Kottayam

The Meenachil River in South Kerala near Kottayam. More stream than river by national standards, it is still one of the district’s most important rivers. The flora on the shoreline hugs the river, framing it and lending it that beautiful ...