Kerala

 

INTRODUCTION

Kerala is a state on India’s tropical Malabar coast. It has nearly 600 km of the Arabian sea ¬†shoreline and is popular for palm-lined beaches and its backwaters.The Kerala backwaters are full of lakes lying parallel to the Malabar coast/Arabian sea.

In this article you will find out all about Kerala

Enjoy!


Tourism

These are some of the places you should go to if you visit Kerala:

Munnar

This is a great place to go to if you visit Kerala, full of tea plants and you could get some really good pictures.

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Thrissur

Temples, elephants, zoos, churches.

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Periyar National Park

This is a beautiful Animal Park that you should go to.

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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctury

Wildlife, forests, tigers, peacocks, etc.

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Food

Puttu and kadala curry-Puttu is a steamed rice cake coconut shavings and is an extremely popular breakfast dish in Kerala.It is usually served with kadala curry (black chickpeas) but you can also eat it with ripe bananas and grated coconut.

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Idiyappam-Idiyappam is rice flour pressed into noodle form then steamed. You can eat it with sugar on top or coconut shavings.

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Masala Dosa-Masala Dosa is a crepe made from rice batter and black lentils.

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Culture

Dances

Kathakali is a traditional dance from Kerala. The word kathakali means story-play, it is known for large elaborate makeup and costumes. Kathakali is usually performed by men, however, in recent years women have started to become kathakali dancers.

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Clothing

Kerala Saree-Kerala Saree is a clothing of women in the Indian state of Kerala.

SAREE

Mundu- In Kerala, men wear the mundu or lungi, which is a garment worn round the waist, usually with a thick border. Below is an image:

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Tournaments: A tournament that happens every year in Kerala is the boat race (Vallam Kali), this is one of the most looked forward to events in Kerala. It is a form of canoe racing and is mainly conducted during the Onam season- August.

 

I hope you enjoyed reading my post and learnt a bit about Kerala!

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