One time of the year when I personally would like to be in Kerala is at Christmas time. There are not many places in India where this festival is celebrated on such a scale. This is because Kerala is one of the regions in India where Christians are not a minority. Other areas are Goa,… Continue reading Kerala at Christmas Time
Njarakkal Aqua Fish Farm is in Cochin. National Geographic Traveler was never more right when it tagged Kerala backwaters in the list of 50 important, must-visit tourist destinations in the world. UNESCO has also tagged Kerala and its backwaters as a World Heritage site. In fact, you can enjoy a kaleidoscope of Kerala culture when… Continue reading Fishing…For Fun at Njarakkal Aqua Fish Farm
On 7 December 2012, Atul Dodiya, one of India’s most leading contemporary artists, tweeted: “The Kochi-Muziris Biennale could be one of the greatest things to happen to contemporary art in India.” The event is scheduled to be inaugurated on 12 December 2012 (12/12/12) and will host at least 80 artists, both Indian and international. As… Continue reading Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Kerala’s Art-Tourism Gateway
Kerala , The Green Paradise! The lush greenery greets you everywhere. It doesn’t matter whether you are in city, suburban or a rural village, the green flora beckons you. The article on Kerala Greenery provides an idea of what Kerala can offer to a tourist. The color green is the color of nature, fertility and of… Continue reading A Dozen Shades of Kerala Greenery!
Kumarakom is an entrancingly beautiful tourist spot in Kerala. The rippling backwaters reflect the azure blue sky. The amazing shades of the green vegetation – that include mangroves, coconut palms and paddy fields – cover the verdant countryside. Channels and waterways wind their way through this green paradise. Water lilies and lotuses bloom in the… Continue reading Exploring Kerala Backwaters : Kumarakom
Karimeen Pollichathu is one of Kerala’s traditional delicacies. Karimeen or Pearl spot fish is found very common in Kerala backwaters. All through Kerala, you will get this dish but with varying flavour.. The taste and preparation of Karimeen Pollichathu changes slightly as we go from one end of Kerala to the other! This is traditionally… Continue reading Karimeen Pollichathu (Pearl Spot Fish Fry)