Saturday, February 6, 2010
These houseboats ply the backwaters of Kerala. They were originally used as cargo boats until trucks took over. With the boom of tourism in the area recently, the number of these boats has skyrocketed
One of the oldest temples in the Kerala State, the Vadakkumnathan Temple is a classic example of the Kerala style of architecture and has many decorative murals and pieces of art. This is the venue of the world famous Pooram festival celebrated annually in April-May.
Vadakkunnathan (Siva) Temple, believed to have been founded by legendary Parasurama.