Passing through Aluva, I throng to have a view of the Aluva Manappuram from the train window. Here thousands of people come to offer final rites for their departed soul. And it's a place bustling with cacophony on Shiva Ratri. The sandbank along the temple serves as a pious place. And during the monsoons when …
I found myself sitting on the bus to Munnar from Kochi at one thirty in the morning of a calm Saturday along with some thirty other people. We were all going for a trek from Munnar to Kodaikanal, starting from Top Station in Munnar to Vattakanal in Kodaikanal. Believe it, it was a long …
A Valentines day post on a experiment I tried out during my last trek and its results. I can say that I have found a new love in it. It just engages you in its glory and beauty and you slowly begin to marvel it.
A bus ride through one of the most iconic routes of Kerala. Thamarassery churam. A winding route that connects Kozhikode to Wayanad. A route that has been immortalised in movies and travelogues.
The follow up to my journey home. Kumily to Kottayam. a green lush route offering one of the most hopeful landscapes.
When random people met up to scale a hill in the rainy, windy monsoon season along a scenic tea estate.
At the age of seven, or you could say for any age, water falling from the heaven above and into the jagged rocks below brings in immense joy and excitement. Joseph showed it too when we passed through a signboard exclaiming the arrival of one Valanjankanam waterfalls on the way to Kottayam from Thekkady. “Ammachi, …
The mango is small but extremely juicy and tasty and has the right balance of sweetness and tanginess. This one blooms once in two years and when it does, its a feast for us.
The protagonist is a lad named Maanu, who finds it very difficult to identify himself in the society he belongs. He is scared of the dark, of dogs and sees everything with a dubious eye, can’t stick to a job for long and has become a burden for his family.
Jalam means water and my question as to why the movie was named as such was later on satisfied by the director himself in the open forum session we had after the movie.