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Thiruvananthapuram District

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 24, 2017 0 Comments
Thiruvananthapuram District

Thiruvananthapuram District When I took a trip to Kerala last year, it was an extended tour. After roving around the tourist destinations in Kerala districts including Mallapuram, Eranakulam, Wayanad and many more, I decided to visit Thiruvananthapuram, popularly known as Trivandrum. I didn’t want to miss out this vital district of Kerala that is eminently […]

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Pathanamthitta District In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 15, 2017 0 Comments
Pathanamthitta District In Kerala

Pathanamthitta district thrives with Natural Abundance and sustains on Social Harmony Though Pathanamthitta is the smallest district of Kerala state, it is perhaps the most intriguing. It is famous for its forest cover and as a pilgrimage centre. Its low lying undulating hill slopes, expansive stretches of verdant forest lands, innumerable rivers and idyllic countryside […]

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Thalassery Fort In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 9, 2017 0 Comments
Thalassery Fort In Kerala

After exploring the majestic beauty of the Pallippuram and Palakkad forts in Kerala, I set myself on a journey to the Thalassery fort, located in the Kannur district of the magnificent state. Not to mention, this Kannur fort build in the early 18th century is an excellent piece of architecture and stands as a proof […]

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Kerala Dance Forms : Theyyam

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 7, 2017 0 Comments
Kerala Dance Forms : Theyyam

Theyyam known as Kaliyattam or Thirayattam, is one of the most outstanding folk arts of Kerala. Just as the name Kaliyattam indicates, it is a sacred ritual dance performed to glorify the goddess Kaali. The term ‘Theyyam’ is supposed to be the corrupt form of the Malayalam word ‘Daivam’, meaning God. According to legends, Parasuram, […]

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Neelakurinji In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 6, 2017 0 Comments
Neelakurinji In Kerala

Neelakurinji is the best known of a genus, Strobilanthes, that has flowering cycles ranging from 10 to 16 years. Plants that bloom at long intervals like kurinji are called plietesials. The genus has around 300 species, of which at least 50 seen in India. The plant is usually 30 to 60 cm high on the […]

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Kottayam Backwaters In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 4, 2017 0 Comments
Kottayam Backwaters In Kerala

Remembering a memorable family vacation at the Kottayam backwaters… I still remember my first visit to the backwaters of Kottayam… freshly etched in my memory! It was during one of the winter vacations at school that we planned to visit the backwaters of Kottayam. It was truly a lifetime opportunity for all of us since […]

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Meenkunnu Beach In Kerela

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 3, 2017 0 Comments
Meenkunnu Beach In Kerela

A hideaway from the bustling urban crowd- Meenkunnu beach While on our recent trip to the small town of Kannur, we bumped into the serene Meenkunnu beach. It is located at Azhikkode, some 12 kms from the Kannur district and 2 kms from the main town of Kannur. There is nothing great about this beach […]

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Kasaragod District In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on March 1, 2017 0 Comments
Kasaragod District In Kerala

The Ecstatic Beauty of Kasaragod district! Unforgettable and colorful, mesmerizing and serene, enticing, unbelievable… practically I was at my wit’s end when I first stepped into Kasaragod, a small district town located in Kerala. Kasaragod is the divine abode of mystic spirituality that seized me right away to an enigmatic world! Never expected to experience […]

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Malappuram District In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on February 20, 2017 0 Comments
Malappuram District In Kerala

Malappuram Since long a rejuvenating trip to the Malappuram district of Kerala had ranked top on my travel list. But before I planned one, I made an extensive research on its spectacular destinations and its cultural heritages. It helped me decide on the places that were worth visiting. We landed at Calicut Airport at Karipur, […]

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Silent Valley National Park In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on February 8, 2017 0 Comments
Silent Valley National Park In Kerala

Thoroughly mesmerized at the story of Kerala wildlife sanctuaries, I made an advance search into the national parks existing in this South-Indian state. Among the sanctuaries, the wildlife features of this national park interested me and I planned to explore into this land of wildlife habitants, which is situated in the Palakkad district. The evergreen […]

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