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ഹൈകോടതിയിൽ പുഴയും വെള്ളച്ചാട്ടവും

This happened on April 7th, 2014, when the summer rains lashed the unexpected Kerala High Court.


Mattancherry Palace

In the bustle of Mattancherry lies an artefact of the Portuguese overtaken by the Dutch and ultimately returned to the local rulers. It is the Mattancherry Palace, also known as the Dutch palace – although this is a misnomer as the palace is actually a legacy of the Portuguese. 264 more words


Weekly photo challenge : Monument - Monument of the Dhobi

Today, being a holiday (Vishu, the Malayalam New year), I had some time for photography, and went around inside our apartment with my 50mm lens, and the Dhobi caught my attention. 83 more words


NHK has been reporting the wrong weather in Kōchi Prefecture for... four years?!

It was announced on April 13 that the Kōchi NHK station’s weekday evening news has been showing the wrong icons for weather conditions in the corner of the screen… 237 more words


Ayurveda - it's not all about the kids

Kerala is the home of Ayurvedic tradition. You cannot venture five metres down the road without encountering signs and people touting the treatments. A form of natural medicine it encompasses oral and topical preparations, cosmetics and skin care as well as – and this is perhaps the most tempting for travel weary tourists – massage. 254 more words


Jaipur to Fort Kochi

Friday 11 April 2014
By Gina

We were away from the hotel by 8.30am for a pretty full on morning of sightseeing. Our first stop was the Hawa Mahal. 2,349 more words


You put the lime in the coconut - or better yet, just a straw

India is hot. It can be very hot. You sweat a lot. Electrolytes need to be replaced. One of the best ways to do this is to suck down the refreshing, mildly-sweet juice from a fresh green coconut. 110 more words