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Category: Kerala

Tellicherry / Thalaserry, Kerala

Hanuman is the most devoted worshiper of Rama and is said to be present whenever Rama’s name is mentioned. It…

Musings on Kochi and Philosophy

My last evening in Kochi was spent watching a second Kathikali performance, this time at the See-India Foundation. It was…

Kathakali Dancers

Rather then try to put together bits and pieces of the Ramayana together into a complete story, I bought a…

Jew Town and Spices

One very interesting scene I happened upon while in Fort Cochin was women preparing ginger in Jew town. Jew town…

Fort Kochin

Today we walked to the fort rather than take a rickshaw. It was a long haul and we stupidly did…

Strike in Kochi

There is some sort of strike happening in Kochi. It was very eerie at first when I stepped off the…

Indian Coffee House, Thiruvananthapuram

The Indian Coffee House is a sight to behold and is completely unexpected in an interesting way; I love it….

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