5 Places to Visit in Palakkad, Kerala on One Day Trip

Places to visit in Palakkad - PC K V Gopalakrishnan

Ayurveda, waterfalls, centuries-old temples, and beaches are the first few things that strike your mind when you think about Kerala. But that’s not it! Kerala is also known for several hill stations that are surrounded by tall mountains and natural vegetation. One such picturesque hill station that falls in the state of Kerala is in the town of Palakkad. The specialty of this town is the Pala trees, one of the most popular flora species that were once the main attraction of Kerala. The town gets its name Palakkad for the abundance of these trees. Read more

A walk through Fontainhas, A Colourful Portuguese Colony of Goa -Photostory

Fontainhas Goa

The state of Goa is certainly blessed with amazing geographic location along with variety in culture and architecture. The state was once a Portuguese colony and still has many beautiful reminiscent of the Portuguese era. One of such places is located in the capital city of Panjim. Fontainhas area, near Ourem Creek in Panjim, has the Latin quarters of the Portuguese colonists. Portuguese Architecture can thus, best be relished in Fontainhas Goa, a Portuguese Colony in Goa.  Read more

Trekking through the Majestic Kingdom of Duryodhan

Har ki doon trek

Mythology says, the Kauravas and Pandavas ruled the incredible land of India around thousands of years ago and besides the terrific family war, there is a lot for a traveler in the greatest epic of Mahabharat. In fact, the historic memoirs make me wonder about the incredible adventures of India’s ancient nomad family of Pandavas. Their Kingdom extended from sea wrapped Indian peninsula to the abode of Gods, right up to the heaven in the Himalayas. Some of the surviving villages of their era like Gangaad, Osla , and Seema dates back to around 3000 years and sing the saga of their culture and ventures.  Amazed at this fact, I decided to explore their lofty kingdom and thus, headed for Har Ki doon Trek , in the state of Uttarakhand. Read more