Green hills vapourise...
Western ghats are the row of mountains at the southwest of India. Its south end separates the states Kerala and Tmail Nadu. This south portion is almost continuous and have thick green beautiful forest.
The very famous Ootty, Kodiakanal, Thekkadi, Silent Valley, Parambikulam national park, Munnar, Chinnar, Kuttalam, Thirunelli, Valpara etc etc all are in these range.
There are only a few notches through which the roads connecting two southmost states. Palghat pass is the widest one and NH47 and railway goes through this. Almost all the other ways are through thicky hill forest and tourists can fulfill their minds with great pleasure. I like very much the travel through this mountaineous roads.
One beautiful and amazing route is `Chalakkudi' - `Pollachi'. Chalakkudi is in Kerala and Pollachi in Tamil Nadu. You can see big group of wild elephants while passing through here. The famous `Athirappalli' waterfall, `Vazhachal', Sholayar dam, Malakkappara Tea estates, Valpara, Aliyar Dam etc are sonses of this path.
A few weeks ago I had a travel through this road and I camped at `Valpara' for a day. I consider the Valpara as Munnar of TamilNadu. I know that Valpara is as beatiful as Munnar of Kerala. But the tourists are not coming much because of the lack of exposure and inconvenience in transportation.
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sergione (582) 2005-11-07 4:02
Hi Pramod, another beautiful shot from Valparai! Those green tea hills are so intriguing, and the foggy clouds hanging on them give to the landscape a sense of waitness ... A question: don't you think the photo is a little bit dark?
Have a nice day!
barrufeto_77 (28876) 2005-11-07 4:04
Nice colors! The vapourise on the hills are also lovely.
sandip (3492) 2005-11-07 6:08
nice textured green and a beautiful blue clouds.. thats my all time favourite.. u have got a good capacity of showing those hill stations perfectly to the people, i am getting addicted to go there one day for sure..
HNIK (1104) 2005-11-07 11:19
Another green and great shot from you ,Pramod!
Very very nice shot,nice colors and well composition,i like this mood and that cloudes over the green mountains,
Very Well done
gebala (0) 2005-11-07 19:02
hello, great colours and nice point of view, still green and I like it much, rgs
riclopes (35577) 2005-11-08 3:31
Another nice one of this wonderful place. This hills are really amazing and with a fabulous ambiance given by the misty weather.
Well done again!
arindam_thokder (3985) 2005-11-08 16:51
Could this picture be more greenery? Don't know why I have never heard of "Valparai". This place is excellent or you made this Beautiful ;)
pablominto (53744) 2005-11-17 9:22
The rain forest in the rainy season, giving the most amazing shades of deep green... The foggy background adds to the special mood here! Very nice photo documentary...
jafadabret (56497) 2005-12-02 7:51
Pramod, j'aime l'opposition entre la partie cultivée et la partie sauvage de ce paysage. Et cette brume qui semble protéger le site.