Thursday, 23 August 2012

Navaratri

Literally Navarathri or Navaratri means Nine nights. This festival is celebrated for Navagraha Naayagi (Nine nymphs). This festival is known by different names in different parts of India. In Karnataka, it is called Dasara, in Bengal - Kali Pooja and in this state it is known as Saraswathy Pooja. Saraswathy is known as goddess of Knowledge. On this day all tools and books are kept for Navarathri Pooja. Children who are to begin their schooling are made to write the first alphabet in rice with their finger.
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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Kerala Foods

Kerala foods have a deep route into the history and culture. Kerala is also called the Land of Spices apart from God’s Own County and so most of the Foods In Kerala both vegetarian and non vegetarian are prepared with unique style, using the locally found spices, coconut milk, and coconut oil, curry leaf, tamarind, mustard seed, chilly as well as coconut paste, which makes the food delicious and unique in taste. Coconut and banana chips are the indispensable part of Kerala food. Food in Kerala has its own distinctive delicacies and flavor, rich in taste that will leave anyone lick the finger.
Kerala cuisine prepared with fish,chick
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Monday, 20 August 2012

Kerala Festivals

Kerala is a land of festivals With every change of season the secular and friendly people of Kerala celebrates Kerala Festivals with great enthusiasm and joy. Among all the festivals in Kerala, Onam is the biggest one and is celebrate as the national festival of the state, Kerala.
Onam is the most famous and important festival of Kerala. All Malayali's irrespective of religion celebrate it. It falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam (Aug-Sept). It is the harvest festival of Kerala. The first day of Malayalam month Medam is celebrated as Vishu in Kerala. Vishu is considered as the beginning of the New Year by the Keralites
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Backwaters In Kerala

The Backwaters In Kerala is one of the most preferred tourist sector in Kerala. Perhaps the most suitable way to explore the beauty of breathtaking backwaters is Kerala boat house which takes you to the totally different world where you will find serene and sheer ambiance for your holidays. In all the best Backwaters In Kerala, house boats are available on hire and its cost depends on facilities available on them. From traditional house boats to modern luxury packed houseboats are available on hire. Surly Kerala Backwaters will be a different experience of anyone's lifetime. Kerala backwaters are amazingly beautiful and are the major attraction of tourists in the state. A view from the houseboats in backwaters
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Friday, 17 August 2012

Kerala Tea Plantations

Kerala is a land of natural beauty abundant with green vegetation, paddy fields, spice, coffee and tea plantations. Kerala is rich in its heritage and culture. Kerala tea plantations in Kerala are a beautiful sight as the green tea bushes cover the gentle hill slopes and form a green cover over the surface of the hills.
Areas where tea plantations in Kerala, there are accommodation facilities by several hotel groups for tourists on Kerala tours who would like to stay close to nature in a quiet getaway and observe the wildlife and traditional routine of an agricultural plantation. Main areas of tea plantations in Kerala are in Idukki, Devikulam, Peermade, Anayirankal, Munnar, Chithirapuram, Kottayam etc.

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Map Of Kerala

Kerala is one of the most popular states in India. The State of Kerala was came into existence by merging the Malayalam speaking regions in the South India on 1st November 1956. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of the state. Also known as Gods Own Country Kerala is one of the favorite tourist spots of many Indian and foreign travelers.

There are fourteen districts in Kerala. Based on cultural, historical and geographical similarities the districts of Kerala are grouped into; Malabar Region, Kochi Region and Travancore Region. Kerala has become one of the most favourite tourist places in India.
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Kerala Temples

Kerala is a land of temples and festivals. The state of Kerala has a great culture of temple architecture. The architecture of Kerala Temples are unique. There are several temples all over the land of Kerala. Temples have a sacred and serene atmosphere where the devotees can pray to God. Elephants are a main part of the temple festivals in Kerala.
Sabarimala is the most important of all the temples. It is the most popular pilgrimage centre in Kerala. Lord Ayyappa is the deity here. Eighteen steps to the temple are considered sacred. Millions take pilgrimage to Sabarimala every year.
Guruvayoor is another most important temple in Kerala. Guruvayoorappan is the youthful form of Lord Krishna. The Guruvayoor temple festival is during February or March every year. The Elephant Race is a popular and important event here
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