Tag Archives: Western Ghats

Over the Hills and Far Away… The Kerala Highrange Landscape

The blue hills loom in the distance stretching for as far as the eye can see, in the wee hours of the cold monsoon day at Peruvanthanam just after Mundakayam on the Kottayam – Kumily (KK Road), now the Kollam – ...

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The Distant Suranganaru Water Falls, Theni District

In the far distance, a silver sheet of water cascades from a steep mountain face topped by clouds and fronted by a round green hillock. This scene is  from the Theni – Kottayam highway after Gudalur in Theni district Tamil Nadu, the Suranganaru ...

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From the Highranges of Kerala: Calm Hills, Angry Clouds, Happy Flora

Angry dark clouds swirl downwards from the skies as the ancient hills rest calmly and knowingly, having seen it all. The flora happily look forward towards the mist gripping them in its cold embrace, joining them together as one in ...

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Winding narrow and hilly roads among tea estates in Kerala. This photo is of the highrange in Kerala, the road to Vagamon from Elappara in Idukki district

A Winding Road Among Tea Estates in Kerala

A stunning view of the Elappara – Vagamon road winding like a grey necklace among emerald green tea estates in the high ranges of Kerala, in the Idukki district. This place is called Elappara, literally meaning “Cardamom rock” after the ...

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A view of the Murudeshwar Beach, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka

Murudeshwara Beach, Konkan Coast, Uttara Kannada

Murudeshwara, in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka is primarily known as a pilgrimage center for devotees of Lord Shiva, with its famous Shiva temple and the World’s second tallest statue of Lrd Shive. But it is also a very scenic ...

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