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ALAPPUZHA by siril thomas
India
lappuzha Backwater Known as the 'Venice of East', with the Arabian Sea in the West and a large number of lakes and lagoons crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is one of the most beautiful districts in Fascinating Kerala. Famous for a horde of things, Alappuzha stands out for its breathtakingly amazing beach and enchanting Backwaters. This beach along with its famous backwater Houseboats and Boat races attracts thousands of tourists every year. Earlier known an Alleppey, it is now famous for the Snake Boat Races held here every year around the time of the Onam festival. Fun, frolic and entertainment are at their peak during the boat races held at the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha. You can enjoy the exhilarating snake boat races of Alappuzha every year on Fascinating Alappuzha Backwaters Tours, Kerala. Sailing in a Kettuvalam (Houseboat) along the Backwaters of Alappuzha is an experience one cannot forget for a lifetime. A singular characteristic of this land is a region called Kuttanad. Kuttanad, also known as the 'Rice Bowl of Kerala', is the only place perhaps where farming is done below the sea level. The scenic countryside here is a rich crop of bananas, yams and cassava. Kuttanad stretches for 75 Km sandwiched between the sea and the hills and are one of the best Backwaters of Kerala.
Copyright: Siril Thomas
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 4000x2000
Taken: 29/12/2011
Uploaded: 19/03/2012
Updated: 27/03/2015
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