Kovalam has three crescent shaped beaches separated by rocky outcroppings. Shallow waters stretching for hundreds of metres are ideal for swimming. The beaches have steep palm covered headlands and are lined with shops that offer all kinds of goods and services
Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. The European guests of the then Travancore kingdom discovered the potentiality of Kovalam beach as a tourist destination in the 1930s. However, Kovalam shot into limelight in the early seventies with arrivals of the masses of hippies. This exodus started the transformation of a casual fishing village of Kerala into one of the most important tourist destinations in all India
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CycleEyes (24) 2010-09-17 2:14
I like this framing and mid saturate colors, simple elemnents and atmosphere. Nice shot !
LondonBoy (1738) 2012-02-16 13:38
Love the POV where you captured a beautiful pallatte of different colours. The water gives it a sense of movement. Beautiful.