Photographer's Note

Ramakkalmedu is a hamlet in Idukki, Kerala. It is located about 15 km from Nedumkandom on the Munnar-Thekkady route. It provides a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu villages and towns of Bodi and Cumbum on the eastern side of Western Ghats.

Speciality of Ramakkalmedu is the wind flow that makes it unique. Wind blows at a speed around 35 km per hour at Ramakkalmedu throughout the year irrespective of the season and time. You will have to experiance it to understand how much it will rejuvenate you. Abundant in wind, Ramakkalmedu is the second place in Kerala where a wind energy farm is installed. Currently the capacity is at about 12.5 MW

This just two out of 18 windmills in the hilltop.

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