Pookode: A Cool Lake at the Gateway of Wayanad

Up the ghat pass of Wayanad at the very gateway of this ancient elevated paddy land or Wayal Nadu at around 700m lies this tropical blue lake skirted by vernal wet green forests and grass land tops.  The Pookode lake is a natural freshwater spring lake having  great ecological, geographical and cultural antiquity. This refreshing […]

Green Imperial Pigeon of Chinnar

The thorny scrub of Chinnar is a unique habitat at the eastern margin of Kerala.  It houses the relics of stone age rock art and cave paintings.  The dry deciduous and thorny jungles of this eastern slope of the Western Ghats form a rain shadow country.  It  nurtures the sandalwood forests of Marayur and the […]