Tag Archives: Kerala

Water Wheels in Kerala, India

The history of Kerala begins  at 5000 BC with the European contact in 1498 and  Vasco Da Gama.  The British colonized this state. Kerala has the distinction of being the  only Communist state government in India as well as boasting … Continue reading

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Indian Sunshine

Sustainability is a goal for the whole world these days as people realize not only the price of energy but the fragility of our environment.  India has lots and lots of sunshine, that is for sure.  Gujarat, the state where … Continue reading

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Kerala.. . . The “Jungle”

Well jungle originally came from Sanskrit that was the precursor  of  many of the subcontinent Indian languages. And  look behind the boat and you will see why Kerala is jungle to me! More about the boat ride after a few … Continue reading

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Kerala Jungle Boat Ride

Jungle Boat  First Posted on April 25, 2013by annetbell Namaste from the Back Water Canals of Kerala! Well, I teased you in a previous  post telling you that jungle is a Hindi word, so here are pictures to show you the reason. … Continue reading

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Elephant Race at Guruvayoor Temple

Yesterday, I saw this elephant race on the news. . . .yes in the United States. Everyone  loves these giant animals!  This video was filmed a couple of years ago as this year’s race hasn’t been posted yet.  I really … Continue reading

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Jungle Boat

Well, I teased you in a previous  post telling you that jungle is a Hindi word, so here are pictures to show you the reason.  Kerala is an enchanting mosaic of rice paddy fields, coconut groves, wide beaches, backwater labyrinths  and jungle.  People … Continue reading

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