You do not need to be a professional photographer to capture Kerala photos. That’s the magic of this state in the south of India. A place that has beauty in such abundance that it looks like a canvas that is still wet, painted by somebody who was almost a poet. No wonder Kerala is known as God’s own country, it can besot any Gods.
While most of the people swear by the backwaters of Alleppey, I loved the stretch of backwaters at Kumarakom. With little crowd that’s a feature of the Alleppey backwaters, Kumarakom is more of a peaceful venture.
If you’ve ever wondered what makes the Kerala backwaters so gorgeous, other than the picture postcard-like landscapes, it’s the people. Most of the boatmen live by the sides of the backwaters, often opening their houses (also kitchens!) to tourists.
Alright folks, if you’ve landed here while searching for the offbeat side of Kerala tourism, rejoice. That, since I’m not going to write about the usual list. This list is largely based on my experiences in Kerala where I went road tripping in October 2014. Kerala made me fall in love with it, a usual statement coming from an ardent lover of Himalayas. To know what made that happen, here’s sharing my list of things to do in Kerala.