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Bike trip to Pothundi dam, Kesavanpara and Seetharkund at Nelliampathy Hills

There are many tourist places in Palakkkad and this holiday season I decided to cover most of them. Last Sunday, I went to Nelliampathy Hills. On the itinerary were Pothundi Dam, Kesavan Para and Seetharkundu. First stop was Pothundi Dam. … Continue reading

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Thiruvalathur Sree Rendumoorthy Bhagavathy Temple, Palakkad

Rendumoorthy means two gods or two faces. Interestingly there are two Rendumoorthy temples in Palakkad. There is one in Thiruvalathur. The other one is in Ottapalam and is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Last week, I went to … Continue reading

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Bike Trip to Palani – 2

Last month, I went to Pazhani again. This time, I took a bypass to the hill and saw a government-run parking lot. (You miss it when you come via town centre.) Unlike the previous time, I decided not to climb … Continue reading

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Grand Circus at Palakkad Stadium Stand

I am just back from attending the show at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium (near Stadium Stand). The circus arena seemed like one that had fallen on hard times. The one time I had been to a circus was when I … Continue reading

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Bike trip to Kava, Malampuzha Dam & Palakkad Fort

Palakkad Fort This was right in the middle of the city and so was easy to check out. [I was on foot. This was not a bike trip.] It was used by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. It … Continue reading

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Where to get extra-large writing boards or pads in Chennai (Madras)?

When I was a kid, boards like these were pretty common. You could easily keep two or three books/notebooks on a boards and finish your homework. They were also common in offices where users would incline them on the edge … Continue reading

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