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Ramakkalmedu Hill Station In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on January 7, 2017 0 Comments
Ramakkalmedu Hill Station In Kerala

Situated in Idukki district of Kerala, Ramakkalmedu is a hill station, 16 km away from Nedumkandam. Ramakkalmedu implies ‘Land of Rama’s Stone,’ an underlying significance that inspired me to plan a trip to this divine destination in Kerala. It is believed that a feet impression on one of the rock surface belongs to Lord Rama, […]

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About Rameswaram

Filed in Rameswaram by on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
About Rameswaram

Rameswaram is as ancient as Ramayana. This place was noted in Ramayana. Devotees hailed Rameswaram as the Varanasi of the south. This island people Trust Sea for their living. It is treated as a holy place, devotees bathe in the sea and bathing gate is popular there. Rameswaram is known for its long corridors and […]

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Kerala Dance Forms : Mohiniyattam

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Kerala Dance Forms : Mohiniyattam

Mohiniyattam is the classical dance form of Kerala which portrays feminine love. Slow, graceful, swaying movements of the body and limbs and highly emotive eye and hand gestures are unique to this dance form. Mohiniyattam has lasya as its predominant element. The simple, elegant gold-filigreed dress, in pure white or ivory, is akin to the […]

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Chinese Fishing Net In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
Chinese Fishing Net In Kerala

It is told that the first Chinese Fishing Net  was set up  at Kochi in the early 1500’s. Chinese traveler Zheng He is given the credit for introducing this method of fishing at Cochin. These cantilevered fishing nets were also brought to Cochin from the court of Kublai Khan and have stayed here ever since. Take […]

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Malappuram Backwaters In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on January 2, 2017 0 Comments
Malappuram Backwaters In Kerala

The divine beauty of the Malappuram Backwaters… I simply cannot forget my visit to the backwaters of Mallapuram! It was during one of our extended trips to ‘God’s own country’ Kerala when we decided to visit some of the top backwaters of this state. Since I have never been to a backwater destination before, it […]

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Cherai Beach In Kerela

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on January 1, 2017 0 Comments
Cherai Beach In Kerela

True gift of Mother Nature My trip to the Cherai Beach was not confirmed until one of my close friend who was originally from the Cherai village insisted on it. He accompanied me during the trip but I was not that sure about the trip. To my utter surprise, Cherai was more than what I […]

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Kottayam District In Kerala

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Kottayam District In Kerala

Kottayam district never fails to Fascinate… Kottayam evokes impressions of verdant hill stations, serene lakes and thrilling boat races. The variety you witness is nothing short of amazement. To the east of the district, lies the Western Ghat Mountains with its luxuriant vegetation and rubber plantations, while to the east stretches miles of lush green […]

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About Kanyakumari

Filed in Kanyakumari by on December 31, 2016 0 Comments
About Kanyakumari

Surrounded by Majestic Hills and the plains bordered by colourful sea-shores, fringed with coconut trees and paddy fields, here and there are few elevated patches of red cliffs with undulating valleys and plains between the mountainous terrain and the sea – coast, so closely interwoven with Temples and Churches and other edifices lies the district, […]

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About Madurai

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About Madurai

Madurai was the capital city of the ‘Pandya kings of South India’. Madurai has been a centre of learning and pilgrimage, for centuries. Legend has it, that the divine nectar falling from Lord Shiva’s locks, gave the city its name – Madhurapuri, now known as Madurai. Being mentioned in all holy books, scriptures and folklore, […]

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Idukki District In Kerala

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Idukki District In Kerala

Idukki District Idukki, one of the most beautiful districts of Kerala, popularly known for its impressive natural beauty and dense forests is among places I had always wanted to explore. But I could make up a real itinerary only after I researched a little on its fascinating tourist destination. This Kerala district is built across […]

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