RIVER OF FLOWERS

Yipee, finally identified the Mystery flowers.

Enchanted Forests

The Spellbinding ways of nature are thrown up in an Enchanting manner along the banks of the southern most River of Kerala at the southern  tip of India.

As the mystical and historical River Neyyar winds its way from the Mountains to the Arabian Sea it creates a fascinating World of Backwaters, Mangrove Forests  and water channels bustling with Magical Flora and Fauna.

A King from the Medieval Ages observed the River was covered with Flowers and named the Village “Poovar” ( River of Flowers) ,  a name which the village town carries to date.

The pictures that follow were taken from a Wooden Boat at the Estuary of the River Neyyar at Poovar. The tree in the foreground is I presume the same species that bore the flowers  the King of Travancore (that was what the Kingdom was called) saw 600 years ago.

the habitat Living in…

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mukul chand

51 year old entrepreneur who has traveled extensively around the world for work and pleasure , is based in New Delhi, India. A passionate traveler born with a love for flora and fauna, is an active naturalist and amateur photographer. Here he shares his unique insight into Incredible India revealing its mysterious and exotic treasures. Writing from his heart he shares his experiences as he crisscrosses this vast and amazing land.

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