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Your travel pix: The beauty of Kerala

Last updated on: March 12, 2010 15:50 IST

Your travel pix: The beauty of Kerala

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We invited readers to send in their favourite travel pic -- that one photograph that perfectly captures the beauty of a place they visited. And we have been inundated with stunning pics of every corner of this beautiful country.

Here's a look at some of the stunning locales in Kerala that readers sent in:

First up is Sankar Ram's photograph taken in the tea town of Munnar.


 Do you have a photograph that perfectly captures the beauty of a place -- of a breathtaking peak or a picture-perfect seashore? Share it with the world. Simply send in your photograph (original photos only) to travelpicsga@rediffmail.com with the subject 'My travel pic', along with your name, the name of the place and a short description of the photograph, when you visited and what you liked most about the place and we'll feature the best pics right here of rediff.com.



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Kollam

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Pradeep Pillai sends in two photos taken during his visit in January this year.

"Both are of the backwaters of Kerala. This is taken at a lake near Kollam (Quilon)," he shares.



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Cherai beach

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This was taken at the tree photo is a near Cherai beach, Cochin," says Pradeep



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Munnar

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Sameer Dolare sends this photograph taken in Munnar in 2007.

"The beautiful view of hills and tea garden is shot from a nursery run by the Kerala Tourism Develpoment Corporation on the road to Kundala dam."



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Alleppey

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Pankaj Sinha sends this pic of a houseboat in Alleppey.


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Muzhappilangad, Kannur

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Jonnie sends this pic "at the Muzhappilangad Drive in Beach at Kannur. It was quite dark by the time we reached the end of the beach where this was located, so we took the pic using the headlights of the car."


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Munnar hills

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Munnar is one of the must-see destinations if you're heading to Kerala. Here Gajanan S shares another pic of the lush tea plantations.


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Lake Periyar

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Gajanan also shares this pic take of the Periyar lake in Thekdi.


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Kumarakom backwaters

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Allen Rajiev shares this photo of the Kumarakom backwaters.

"This photo was taken during a houseboat journey through the backwaters," he says. "I have never seen the beauty of Kerala like this ever before though I was born and brought up in Kerala. It is reflection at its best. My Canon lens copied it well!"



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Kannur

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Seema M Thayi sends this photo of the drive-in beach in Kannur at sunset.

"This pic was taken during a vacation in 2009. The layers of sand and the clean water with the shoreline of coconut trees gives true meaning to 'God's own country'," she says.



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Alleppey

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Next Manish Joshi visited Kerala in January 2008 and sends in this pic of a "breathtaking view of the Alleppey backwaters. Coconut trees as far as your eye can see".


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Banasura Dam, Wayanad

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And here Vaibhav Choudhary sends in a photograph of one of his favourite places, Banasura Dam in Wayanad.



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