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

Aali Veena Waterfall – Weekend Getaway

There’s no dearth of options when it comes to weekend getaways from Kerala. Imagine a view where clouds rest on hilltops, dew sparkles on the lush greens, and a cool breeze blows in through all sides. Such an experience might be rare in the cityscape, but a few places in and around the God’s own country offer this… Continue reading Aali Veena Waterfall – Weekend Getaway