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 […]

Kodagu: Blue Mountains Beyond Malabar

Kodagu or Coorg as it was re-christened by the British in the nineteenth century is a highland well up in the Western Ghats just to the east of Malabar in Kerala.  This southern district of Karnataka is inextricably linked to Malabar in terms of culture and ecology. Almost all the rivers of Malabar originate from […]