Monthly Archives: October 2010
I stayed in a second story room at the Hillview Homestay, which true to its name provided incredible hill views. This was the view at 7 AM as the dew was rising from the forest.
No trip to Kerala would be complete without a good adventure into the rainforest. The homestay I was staying at asked a local worker to guide us through his part of the forest. We mainly stuck to major paths; the … Continue reading
During the rainy season, there are waterfalls readily viewable from anywhere in Kerala. On the second morning of our stay, we woke up at 7:30 AM to beat the tourists and visit a fall. What a beautiful way to start … Continue reading
In addition to tea, there are plenty of coffee, spices, and fruits growing in Kerala.
In scenic Kerala, the hills are lined with tea. On the evening of our arrival, we decided to take a walk through a tea plantation. Workers in the field pluck the tender leaves from the shrubs. They always sprout in … Continue reading
Two weeks ago, my Agastya friends and I went on an adventure to Waynard, Kerala to see rainforests. On the way we spotted some monkeys on the road side:
While in Hampi, I also visited a big Hindu temple in the town center. I’m not really a follower of Hindu religion, but I was excited to get a blessing from Lakshmi. Lakshmi devi, is the goddess of wealth in … Continue reading
Dear friends, I’m sorry to be so late in updating my blog this past month, but I want to update things before I go out of town again A few weeks ago, I visited Hampi in Northern Karnataka, with fellow … Continue reading