Thursday, 15 November 2012

Attappadi

The Attappady hill station is home to many very old tribes and is a source of delight to anthropologists. The hilly terrain of this region is fed by the tributaries of the River Cauvery. Attappady Palghat is a beautiful synthesis of rivers, mountains as also forests. The Malleshwaram Peak in this area is worshipped by the tribals and other local people as a giant Shivalinga.
The peak offers opportunities for trekking. Other attractions of this hill station of Kerala are the Parambikulam-Aliyar Multipurpose project which consists of a series of dams that are interconnected by tunnels as well as canals that are at various elevations so as to harness the waters of the Rivers Parambikulam, Aliyar, Sholayar, Thunkadavu, Thenkkat and Palar. This project supports both irrigation requireme
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