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An Evening at Inchathotty

We were racing against time and sped on the road that meandered through endless rubber plantations to Inchathotty. Though we couldn’t make it on time for the sunset, the orange hue that lingered over the horizon along with mist wrapped distant hills and lush green surroundings made a picturesque frame. It drizzled incessantly and the serene Periyar flowed without a gurgle below the popular suspension bridge at Inchathotty. We were awed by the pretty picture that nature painted, and gazed at ...
Tags: Travel, R Niranjan Das, Niranjan Das, River Periyar, Kothamangalam, Inchathotty, Kerala Inchathotty, Kerala Popular

Pongal Overflows in Chettinadu

The Pongal pots were bubbling away today.On this second day of the annual fourday harvest festival in Tamil Nadu women lined up near the water tank in Kothamangalam to prepare the special mixture known as pongal. The word pongal refers to boili
Tags: Travel, Tamil Nadu, Chettinadu, Kothamangalam

Magic Strikes in Chettinadu

The magic just kept happening.Some travel days are like that.My driver took me from Munnar high in the Western Ghats to Kothamangalam a small village in the dusty flatlands of the Chettinadu area in Tamil Nadu. I wanted to visit a specific templ
Tags: Travel, Tamil Nadu, Munnar, Chettinadu, Kothamangalam