Places to Visit in Kanyakumari and Around

Vivekanand rock and Thiruvalluvar Statue Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is at the southernmost tip of mainland India. It is the point where 3 seas i.e. the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea meet and the confluence of these three seas is also referred as ‘Thriveni Sangamam’. The Kanyakumari is known for its association with Swami Vivekananda, he attained enlightenment here. During British … Read morePlaces to Visit in Kanyakumari and Around

Rameshwaram – Ramanathaswamy Temple and Other Places to Visit

Rameshwaram - Ramanathaswamy Temple and Other Places to Visit

After spending 3 days in Kanyakumari, it was time to travel to Rameshwaram on Pamban Island. I had advance booked our train tickets because there is only one train between Kanyakumari and Rameshwaram. Our train started from Kanyakumari at night and we reached Rameshwaram next morning. Rameshwaram’s railway station is small because few trains arrive … Read moreRameshwaram – Ramanathaswamy Temple and Other Places to Visit

Dhanushkodi – The City of Dead

Dhanushkodi ruins

We reached Rameshwaram by train from Kanyakumari. We had 2 days to explore the Rameshwaram town and it’s surrounding areas like Dhanushkodi. We visited Dhanushkodi on the first day. Dhanushkodi is approx 20 km from the Rameshwaram town. I booked a jeep and we started at 9.30 AM from Rameshwaram to Dhanushkodi. Jeep is the … Read moreDhanushkodi – The City of Dead

Kanyakumari Sunrise and Sunset

Kanyakumari sunrise

In most of the cities, you can either see sunrise or sunset in the sea but in Kanyakumari, it is possible to see both in the sea. The Kanyakumari sunrise is spectacular with Vivekanand rock and Tiruvalluvar statue in forefront of the rising sun. There is so much spoken and written about sunrise in Kanyakumari … Read moreKanyakumari Sunrise and Sunset

Ooty and Coonoor – A Weekend Trip in Monsoon

Ooty and Coonoor - A Weekend Trip in Monsoon

Ooty and Coonoor are far from North of India and there is no direct flight. The nearest airport of Coimbatore is approx 100 Km. Though I had traveled to Tirupur many times via Coimbatore for official work but never had time to these two places. Finally, I got an opportunity to visit Tirupur for some … Read moreOoty and Coonoor – A Weekend Trip in Monsoon