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Mammadika’s Anecdote

This article is about mammad ikka. Mammad or Mammadikka as he prefers to be known is a well-known face to a major part of alleppey’s population.

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India: Kerala Backwaters

We took the public service boat and rode the backwaters for more than four hours.
All for 70 pence.
For two.

The boatman tipped us out in a quiet village a few miles of short of Kottayam – the name on our ticket. 388 more words


India: Kerala Fisherbirds

The gangsters on the shore are the crows.
They fly low over our heads, almost scraping our scalps, then scatter the sandpipers. They threaten the egrets – but the egrets look down their elegant necks with disdain and refuse to shift from their twiggy legs. 195 more words


10 Fascinating Places to See in Kerala

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Kerala, the God’s own country, is bestowed with some of the best tourist destinations in India for any kind of holiday. The scenic hill stations, enchanting backwaters, cascading waterfalls, sandy beaches and exotic wildlife are the top attractions of Kerala Tourism. 932 more words

Rendezvous with God's Own Country

Kerala or God’s own country as we fondly call it is a state on the Malabar coast in South India. Featured amongst top ten paradises on earth by NatGeo Traveler, the state is also known for its diversity of climate, geography and culture. 2,342 more words

Traveler Tips

Heavenly Resort on the Back Waters. Alleppey.

Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere

Let me take you around this fine classic property.

The Lobby.  The space has an ethnic feel to it.  The imagery brings about the flock of elephants, a symbol of Kerala in its festive finery. 140 more words

Backwater Life

Most of the local communities here originally served the boat making industry to transport rice crop to the surrounding cities. Since the land infrastructure has been developed, the boats have mainly been used for tourism. 686 more words