Neelakurinji Blooms Again

And it blooms again! Strobilanthes Kunthianus, known as Neelakurinji or Kurinji in local linguistics, is a shrub found in the tropical montane forests (Nilgiri Hills) of the Western Ghats in South India. In the Malayalam language, the name Neelakurinji means “blue flowers”. The botanical term, ‘Strobilanthes Kunthianus’ used for the flower is said to be… Continue reading Neelakurinji Blooms Again

Kattadikadavu – Weekend Getaway

There are several stunning destinations that can be visited from Idukki as weekend escapes. Some places are just made for adventure and Kattadikadavu, Idukki, is surely one of them. Kattadikadavu is becoming one of the emerging and promising trekking destination in Idukki with its scenic view of the hills and a misty atmosphere. From Idukki,… Continue reading Kattadikadavu – Weekend Getaway