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Discover Kerala: Faces of India

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” Lawrence Durrell

The beauty of travel, besides the obvious memorable experience of exploring another country, is getting to meet the natives and observing how they live, how they embrace their old age traditions, rituals and religious values handed down through the generations. 150 more words


Fort Kocin, India.

We liked Fort Cochin. A tourist enclave on the corner of Cochin peninsular, surrounded by container ships and oil depots across the bay. We reached here by the most dilapidated ferry from the main land, after refusing a suspiciously cheap rickshaw ride from a driver who told us how a ferry had sunk the month before killing 11 people. 387 more words

Travel, Backpacking

Good morning ride to Fort-Coc

Good day Uncommon beings,

Having a homecoming for Onam ( a festival in Kerala) is blissful with the food and relaxation one can devour. It reminds you of the fact that your home here, is the most beautiful and peaceful place on earth. 633 more words

 To Kochi, Kerala: Where do I begin...

It has been such a busy week, I haven’t had the time to blog and we have had no wifi! Nothing better to do while sitting on a bus for 7 hours than to get writing! 276 more words

Forty Eight Hours – a short story from India.

In March 2004 I was 25 years old. With not a care in the world, no particular place to be and zero commitments to speak of, I packed up a rucksack and headed off to India. 2,452 more words

Kerala District 007: Ernakulam

You know which district comes to the mind when you see KL-7 on the number plates of a vehicle. The district can’t be determined by the plates any more, but the number seven remains. 854 more words


Vivid Kathakkali Dancers in Kerala (WPC: Vivid)

The photos were taken at a Kathakkali dance performance at Fort Cochin in the Indian State of Kerala. Vibrant natural colours used as facial makeup. Prior to the performance elaborate makeup for the  dancers were done in front of the audience. 53 more words