a theyyam artist

My “Human by Nature: Kerala’s” experiences

The Spice Coast of India, God's Own Country a.k.a Kerala has always been home to people from across the globe with religion no bar. People from Greece, the U.A.E., Portugal, the Netherlands, China, Rome, France, The U.K. and of course the Indian locals have formed today's harmonious Kerala! A place surrounded by the massive Arabian Sea and a land overshadowed by the Western Ghats in the east...
a woman peeping out of a window surrounded by plants

Things to do in Kochi in 2 days

Kochi – earlier known as Cochin is a city near the Arabian sea in Kerala. It has been a port since 1341 and many Europeans, Arabs, and Chinese have used this port for business in the earlier days. It is the Goa that I had always imagined, less crowded, more connection with the sea, and a pinch of tradional touch to the entire quaint town! I do not compare places ever, this is just my...
a woman rowing a bamboo raft in Wayanad, Kerala

Wayanad, offbeat Kerala – A 3 day guide

Wayanad , a part of offbeat Kerala, is a district nestled in a green paradise in a rural district. Its high altitude has a lot of forests cover and hence home to Asiatic elephants, tigers, leopards, and egrets, etc. Apart from being famous for nature, Wayanad is also famous for ancient petroglyphs, some dating back to the Neolithic age! Wayanad is a district located on the southern tip of the...
A man in red paint, ready for theyyam

Experiencing Theyyam – Meeting the Human Gods

. FAST FORWARD TO FEBRUARY, 2019- Experiencing Theyyam. We were near a shrine around 1 pm in Kanahangad, a district in Kannur, Kerala, India. It was the month of February and yet, 30°C. There were some trees here and there to take shelter from the scorching sun. The entire village had gathered to witness Theyaam, a thousand-year-old ritual since the folklore has it that these Human Gods solve...