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Every time I visit Kerala for a holiday it is refreshing. For a tourist, state of Kerala certainly feels as God’s own country. In the past, I have stayed at Kumarakom Lake Resort, Munnar, Guruvayoor, Trident Cochin, Taj Bekal & Vasundhara Sarovar Vayalar. This time for my son’s summer holidays, we revisited Kumarakom Lake Resort – there is of course equally good Taj Kumarakom too. Kumarakom is a small town with plenty of resorts, it takes about 120 minutes…

After seeing Chettinad Palace and Kanadukathan on Monday, on Tuesday we went around Tanjore. I have written earlier detailed posts on my visit in 2012…

Early this week I was staying in Thanjavur (Tanjore) for few days. On Monday I went to see Thirumayam fort which is on the way to Karaikudi from Tanjore. The fort was built in 17th century by Vijaya Raghunatha Sethupathi, the Raja of Ramnad and it was in this fort that Oomathurai the brother of Panchalankurichi chieftain Kattabomman was captured by Britishers. The fort is well maintained under the care of Archaeological Survey of India, it even has…