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10 Pictures of Kerala Basking in Its Monsoon Glory Will Bring out the Traveller in You

Like a story unfurling, one gets to witness different shades of green along with a multitude of umbrella heads.

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Monsoons in Kerala is an affair of its own.

A part and parcel in the lives of people, the incessant downpour across the state doesn’t put anything at halt. Right from school children to professionals, life continues to go on.

Making its entry in the month of June, the southwest monsoon is called Edavappathy, as it falls in the middle of the Edavam month, according to the Malayalam Calendar.

Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar

Like a story unfurling, one gets to witness different shades of green along with a multitude of umbrella heads. And if the rains stop for a brief while, don’t let it fool you into taking a walk without an umbrella.

For before you know what hit you, the rains will pour down!

One of the best times to take a trip down to the God’s own Country, here’s a peak into the rain-bedecked wonderland, where the oncoming battalion of dark clouds is more like a war cry.

Heroes come home. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
Run as fast as you can. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
Rains and solitude. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
Let’s swim away! Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
Life goes on. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
A misty break amidst the hills. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
Let’s get lost in our own web of thoughts. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
Wash away all my tiredness. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
The walk back home. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar
And the aftermath. Courtesy: Niraj Vishnu Nambiar

A self-taught photographer, Niraj likes to capture the world as seen through his eyes and religiously pursues his passion at every given opportunity. You can find more of his works here.

Note: All the photographs are subject to copyright.

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Written by Lekshmi Priya S

Shuttling between existentialist views and Grey's Anatomy, Lekshmi has an insanely disturbing habit of binge reading. An ardent lover of animals and plants, she also specializes in cracking terribly sad jokes.