10 Things I Miss About Kochi

In my previous post, I was streamlining my messed up thoughts and it was also the beginning of my resolution to blog every week. This post was due yesterday, but I persevered and got it done today. So yay me! If you already read my previous post, I'd like to warn you that this one … Continue reading 10 Things I Miss About Kochi

Narikulam Tharavadu and Nedungad Boat Jetty (Part II)

Sumptuous Food at Narikulam Tharavadu and beautiful scenic views at Nedungad Boat Jetty, Vypin. A must visit for all who come to Kochi.

The December Feeling

December 1, 2016 - Amma & I had gone to broadway for some shopping. Since the weather was chilly and it was drizzling, I didn't take my two-wheeler. We booked an Uber, got down in front of Hotel Sealord and began to walk. It must have been around 7 pm. Marine Drive area was buzzing … Continue reading The December Feeling

Trip to Kuzhippilly Beach & Narikulam Tharavadu

We found an amazing Homestay in Kerala on the outskirts of Kochi. With amazing scenery around, yummy, pocket-friendly food, experience Kerala as it is supposed to be; Coastal food, backwaters, greenery and the countryside!

The Emerald Tears

  The skies cried. The emerald tears Froze on Earth. Note - This is a view from my window this monsoon. The water weeds & the weeds from the woods have merged to give this wondrous spectacle.

Stars on Earth

The bright twinkling silver drops Like diamonds studded in pitch black canvas Fell for her every night.   Following my biggest ever writer's block, Parul at Happiness and Food, Somali at Prepforum & Jan at Jan's Doodles suggested I do photo prompts. With a bit of push from Jithin's side, here is my entry for Mundane Monday Challenge. … Continue reading Stars on Earth

Conversing With the Waves

100 Happy Days - Day 86 Happiness is a chair, a book and the threshold of an Ocean and not knowing which one makes you happier. Every Bibliophile's dream - A serene spot with a view, some peace and a book. Behold! An evening at the beach, watching the waves breaking against the rocks, holding … Continue reading Conversing With the Waves

The Butterflies and Mighty Waterfalls

Thumbormozhi and Athirappilly Episode Our trip began with Ezhattumugham about which you can read here. This is the continuation of the trip. 3. Thumbormozhi This is a butterfly garden situated next to Ezhattumugham. There is a separate entrance for the same. But if you are crossing the suspension bridge, it will take you to the backside of … Continue reading The Butterflies and Mighty Waterfalls

The Seven Faces

100 Happy Days - Day 77 A Trip to Ezhattumugham and Athirappilly waterfalls - Ezhattumugham Episode I heard of the place Ezhattumugham from my good friend Teny for the first time. I had made a mental note to go to this place when my aunt arrived from US, my cousin suggested this place and all of … Continue reading The Seven Faces

Kochi Diaries 1 – Fort Kochi, Mattanchery Trip

100 Happy Days - Day 32 Happiness is going on trips Part 1 - Fort Kochi, Mattanchery Being a Kochiite, I have never gone to Fort Kochi or Mattanchery as a visitor. I never had the opportunity. But for some time now I have been wanting to go there. Specially after I went to Fort … Continue reading Kochi Diaries 1 – Fort Kochi, Mattanchery Trip

Chapter 1

Team: Alphabet Soup Chapter 1 ||Kāṁ sosmitāṁ hiraṇyaprākārāmārdrāṁ jvalantīṁ tṛaptāṁ tarpayantīm, padme sthitāṁ padmavarṇāṁ tāmihopahvaye śriyam|| (Śrī Sūktam) The air was thick with the heat of the crowd, their chants and the chendas  that played those feet tapping rhythms. The spectators’ hair stood on end as the priests chanted the Vedas.  The procession was led by … Continue reading Chapter 1