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Friday, June 26, 2009

Kerla Hill station

Kerla means "God's own country"

there are some place in karla as follows :


This is the centre of the coir trade. Some lovely stretches of backwater conect Alappuzha to Kollam and Kottayam. Idyllic cruises into the

unspoilt interiors of kerala are possible over the waterways. Alappuzha is famous for the boat races held annually in August/septemper.
Well linked by raid and road. The nearest airport is Kochi (64 kms).


One can travel by road or by boat to Kottayam over the lagoons and waterways A centre of the Syrian Christian community, Kottayam has some

fine churches.
Places of Interest
Vallapalli Church, Cheriapalli Church.
Around Kottayam
Kumarakom (10 kms), Shiva Temple at Ettumanur, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (117 lms), Peermade.
Well linked by rail and road. The nearest airport is Kochi (76 kms).


One of Kerala's ancient capitals, Kollam was once a thriving port where Greek, Roman and Arab vessls, came to trabe. Kollam had trade

connections with China too. Inthe present day, kollam is a typical kerala town, set picturesquely on the Ashtamudi lake.
Places of Interest
Thangasseri, the British Residency.
Well connected by rail and road. The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram (66 kms).


Just 16 kms out of Thiruvananthapuram, is an idyllic spot with sheltered coves and a brilliantly blue sea A multi- tiered hotel melts into

the surrounding cliffs and pretty cottages are scattered around the palm groves. Visitors can indulge in a spot of Yoga on the beach or have

a traditional kerala oil massage with Ayurvedic herbal oils at the health centres. kathakali performances in the eveings round off perfect

days at kovalam.
nearest railhead and airport is Thiruvananthapuram. Linked by road to all the major towns in the area.

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