The amazing backwaters January 17th 2007 From Hampi we headed south through Bangalore (India's silicon valley), Mysore (famous for silks and sandlewood), the Vytheri rainforest (with its amazing tea, coffee and cardaman plantations - I will try and upload some photos if I get the chance) and into Kerela.
Our first stop was a place called Kannur where we found the most idyllic beach in the whole of India so far and enjoyed it pretty mu ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala » Kollam The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more