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Pakalpooram (elephant procession), Ernakulam Shiva Temple Festival (Ernakulathappan Uthsavam). Ernakulam, Kerala. India.

In previous post I already wrote about Ernakulam Shiva Temple Festival. Itís really interesting event and if you have chance to see it you should not miss it.

Pakalpooram continues to Durban Hall Rd, Ernakulam Shiva Temple Festival (Ernakulathappan Uthsavam). Ernakulam, Kerala. India.

The annual festival of Ernakulam Shiva Temple (Ernakulathappan Uthsavam) is organized during Malayalam Month Makaram (January/February). Festival goes for 8 days and exact date is changing every year.

Thaipooya Mahotsavam Festival. Sree Maheswara Temple at Koorkancheri in the Thrissur town at Kerala. India.

Beginning of the year is festival time. It is quite easy to see some of the many festivals at Kerala state at South India. One of them is Thaipooya Mahotsavam festival.

Tea picker. Tea plantations around Munnar town, Kerala. India.

I was thinking several times how tea leaves are cut. Now when I visited tea plantations at Munnar at South India I had a chance to observe this practice.

Chinese fishing nets, Kochi (Cochin), Kerala. India.

If you are visiting Indian state Kerala you have to see this incredible fishing technique. Large spiderlike structures with huge nets are used for fishing at shallow waters.


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