Kumarakom is a small town in Kerala. If you have seen pictures of the traditional country boat in Kerala backwaters, the chances are they are from Kumarakom. Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands, standing on the eastern banks of the charming Vembanad Lake, at around 14 km from Kottayam. Located in a maze of lush waterways and sandwiched between the ocean-like lake and a network of backwaters, this water world is a part of [ more... ]
Thekkady is a hill resort in Kerala that hosts the Periyar National Park. The journey from Kochi is beautiful as the road winds through tranquil countryside, rich plantations and thick jungles. Periyar National Park is one of the worldâ€™s most fascinating wildlife reserve. It is the first place in Kerala to [ more... ]
Periyar is a nature reserve in Kerala. It is a highly protected tiger and elephant reserve. Other mammals found here include gaur, Bison, different types of deer, Dholes, mongoose, foxes and leopards. There is also a wide variety of birds, butterflies and reptiles. Sabrimala, a temple visited by 4 million pilgrims every year, is within the buffer zone of Periyar. It is about 120km from Kochi. It is also known as [ more... ]
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.