Margaret Pavamani

Margaret Pavamani was born as the daughter of Stephen Puthen veettil –Jnanabharanam couple in 1897. Her father was a teacher in Trichur. After retirement, he came to Calicut and served as Head Master in the Malabar Christian College High School, Calicut. She had formal education up to high school. Margaret ...

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Gracy Aron: The Deenbandhu of Malabar

Gracy Aron

Gracy Aron (1896 – 1965) , also called the Malabar Deenbandhu, was a prominent social activist and freedom fighter from Calicut, India. Being the southernmost part of India, Kerala (then divided into British Malabar, Cochin and Travancore) received the tides of freedom movement a little late. However, the State was ...

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Kissing the clouds: Top Station

"Top Station" by Matthieu Aubry. - Flickr: Top station amazing sight!. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Commons -

It is said that history sleeps in the hill stations of India, waiting for her Prince Charming to wake her. Munnar in Kerala, the most searched destination amongst travellers to India, is host to such a place: Top Station. At top station, you can have a date with history and ...

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Standing Tall: Chembra

"Chembra" by Aneesh Jose - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons -

Chembra peak is the highest peak in Wayanad, Kerala. Standing tall next to the Nilgiri hills and the Vellarimala of Kozhikode, it is one the most sought after destination by trekkers. Primarily two spots attract visitors here:- the view from the top and the heart shaped lake midway of the ...

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The Lord of the North: Vadakkumnathan Temple


Any trip to Kerala is incomplete without a visit to the famous Vadakkumnathan temple (literally, Lord of the North). Vadakkumnathan temple is located in Thrissur city in central Kerala. The temple compound is huge and is enclosed by a massive laterite stone wall which is typical of many Kerala temples. ...

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India’s lone drive in beach: Muzhuppilangad

"Muzhappilangad Beach Sunset" by Kerala Tourism - Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Commons -

Have you ever felt the need to cool off while riding your vehicle through the waves, enjoying the cool sea breeze playing with your hair, while droplets of water sprayed onto your face? You should think no more and head to Muzhuppilangad beach in Kannur, Kerala. Muzhuppilangad beach is about ...

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