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Kumily …. Ramakkalmedu

The plan was to visit Vandiperiyar and Gavi and then go to Thekkady, but route was changed and went to Kumily and Ramakkalmedu Kumily is an average city It can be called as the entrance to Thekkady and Tamil Nadu and is a spice trade center, which is what it is famous for The famous Mangaladevi Temple can be reached by going 12 km off road from Kumily through Thekkady forests Here, the festival is celebrated once in a year on the day of Chithra Pournami The forest guards open this jungle path only on this day ...

Ashok S P Aug-18- 2016 191

This journey is to see the heaven on earth; yes, to see the sunrise at Kolukkumalai It is an inexplicable and dream-like experience, just like the waves of the sea Clouds surging between the hills with indescribable colors, just like waves in the sea, is a rare sight It is around 38 km from Munnar to Kolukkumalai The route goes as Munnar, Devikulam, Chinnakanal, Suryanelli and then, Kolukkumalai ...

Ashok S P Aug-18- 2016 142
Thekkady Chellarkovil

I came to hear about Chellarkovil when I reached Kumily after visiting Ramakkalmedu Only when I enquired about the way to Chellarkovil did I realize that I was being foolish, I should have visited Chellarkovil on the way from Ramakkal There is no point in saying it now I decided to go straight to Chellarkovil ...

Ashok S P Aug-17- 2016 161
Vandiperiyar … Gavi

After visiting Parunthumpara, the next destination is Vandiperiyar Vandiperiyar is famous for its tea plantations It is a beautiful and serene place Here, cardamom, black pepper and tea are available in plenty The famous river Periyar flows through this place Crossing the bridge across this river, we reach Vandiperiyar City ...

Ashok S P Aug-17- 2016 163

The next travel destination is Parunthumpara in Idukki District Travelling along Kottayam, Kumily Road is a great experience The steep hills, hairpin bends, sprawling grasslands, deep chasms, fog that blocks the way at times, all these makes the trip interesting Mundakayam is the main town on this route Past Mundakayam lies steep hills and beautiful natural sceneries After Mundakayam comes Kuttikanam and Peerumedu which are popular hill resorts ...

Ashok S P Aug-17- 2016 163
Rayiranelloor [Naranath Bhranthan]

It is all just a mad person’s dreams, a dream promising truth This time, the journey is to visit the “bhranthan” of the land of Kerala, through the ways of bhranthan The Malayil Bhagavathi Temple is situated at Rayiranelloor, near Pattambi, in Palakkad District At one side of the temple stands straight the “mad person” of Kerala, looking scornfully at the world ...

Ashok S P Aug-17- 2016 215

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