Kerala Backwaters
Vembanad Lake – a flat, glassy mirror, extending as far as the eye could see and merging seamlessly into the blue sky. That was the scene on the lake shore in Kerala before breakfast. The serene lake was unlike the choppy waters that we experienced the afternoon before. It begged […]

The waterways of Kerala

Temple and synagogue in Kochi 2
Kochi (or commonly known by its former colonial name, Cochin), was where my Keralan journey began. From centuries before, its coastline has seen the landings of traders and colonists from far afield. Like them, I too was lured by Kerala’s natural charm. Modern Kochi is the gateway to Kerala (the […]

Kochi – gateway to Kerala