Athirapally Waterfalls.












Athirapally is the land of rivers and forests and great waterfalls!The destination houses the  largest waterfall in Kerala, the Athirapally waterfall,a major tourist attraction. This patch in Sholayar ranges so beautifully intertwined with lush green forest cover and sizzling silver cascades and located central to Cochin and River Nila(Bharathapuzha),is a treat for the eyes during the monsoon.Swollen Chalakkudy river, Charpa, Vazhachal and Athirapally are ideal places where the monsoon is to be enjoyed. 

Peechi dam and it's surroundings.

Peechi is a village situated 22 km away fromTrichur town in Kerala, India, and is famous for its dam and wild life sanctuary. Kerala Forest Research Institute(KFRI) situated in the this village. Peechi dam was constructed primarily to cater the drinking water needs of the population of Thrissurtown. In addition it also serves as an irrigation dam, reaching out to the paddy fields in and around Thrissur. Although devoid of visitors on most of the times of the year, the monsoon season often put the place on the tourist map, mainly for the majestic views offered by the open shutters of the fully filled reservoir.








Thanks to Dracula kuttappan of punchapaadam.

Some temples from kerala.





Vadakkkunnathan Temple, also known as Thenkailasam and Vrishabhachalam, is one of the largest and ancient Shiva temples in Kerala. It is located in the heart ofThrissur town. This temple is a classic example of the Kerala style of architecture with beautiful murals delineating graphically, various episodes from the Mahabharata. Theshrines and the Koothambalam display exquisite vignettes carved in wood. According to popular lore, the temple was built by Parasurama.

Vaikom Temple
Parasurama, the mythical founder of Kerala, is said to have built a temple here dedicated to Lord Shiva. The twelve-day festival of the temple falls in November -December, and is celebrated with classical dance and music performances.




Padmanabhaswamy temple (aka Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple), (Malayalamശ്രീ പദ്മനാഭ സ്വാമി ക്ഷേത്രം ) is a famous Hindu temple of Lord Vishnu, located inside the Fort in city of ThiruvananthapuramKeralaIndia. The temple is one of the 108 divya desam,the holiest abodes of Lord Vishnu. The main deity, Padmanabhaswamy, is a form ofVishnu in Anananthasayanam posture (in eternal sleep of yognidra). This is an ancient temple and the city of Thiruvananthapuram derives its name from the name of the presiding deity enshrined in the temple.

Kodungallor temple
Kodimaram



Chenganoor temple
Ambalapuzha Temple
The ancient Sree Krishna Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna is situated 8 miles south of Alappuzha. This temple is famous throughout Kerala for the milk porridge, 'Palpayasam' served here. 


Punchapaadam or Nellpadam or Paddy field

A wide paadam
A pic by my friend Shan
A paddy field
A village puncha

Silent Valley - A great tourist spot.

Silent Valley National Park (Core zone: 89.52 square kilometres (35 sq mi)) is located in theNilgiri Hills, Palakkad district, Kerala, in South India. The area under this national park was historically explored in 1847 by the botanist Robert Wight, and is associated with Hindulegend.The park is one of the last undisturbed tracts of South Western Ghats montane rain forests andtropical moist evergreen forest in India. Contiguous with the proposed Karimpuzha National Park(225 km²) to the north and Mukurthi National Park (78.46 km²) to the north-east, it is the core of theNilgiri International Biosphere Reserve (1,455.4 km²), and is part of The Western Ghats World Heritage Site, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster (6,000+ km²) under consideration by UNESCO.Plans for a hydroelectric project that threatened the parks high diversity of wildlife stimulated anenvironmentalist Social Movement in the 1970s called Save Silent Valley which resulted in cancellation of the project and creation of the park in 1980. The visitors' centre for the park is atSairandhri.
What a blend of Green and blue
A slender fall
Dry and beautyfull
Wow the greenary
Hill of grass

A valley between rocks
Hills
So green and beautyfull
A big hill
Water comes down
Thanks:Gireesh