Deafening silence in the Kerala backwaters January 31st 2007 Can you imagine a place so quiet that it screams at you? Taking a cruise on the Kerala backwaters is such an experience. The boatsman propels the boat with a long pole and only very few fisherboats use engines. There are palm trees as far as the eye can see. After all Kerala means country of the palm trees.
Coconuts are used for a lot of different things: you can drink the milk while they are sti ... 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