July 9, 2012

My holiday in pictures

Here you go, some of the pics I clicked on my holiday.



The bride's pretty pretty alta-ed anklet-ed feet. Did you know I have a slight foot fetish? Slight only. Very leetle.



The Pavizhamalli flower that forms a carpet of white and orange at the entrance of my mom's ancestral home in Nadapuram.





The grand old Madatthil house in Nadapuram.




In Kerala, when it rains, it RAINS. (Madatthil courtyard)

Sigh... Sun Temple.




One of the structures in the Sun Temple grounds.


Chandrabaga Beach



...and a bonus pic! The chilli chicken that I made on Sunday. :)

46 comments:

  1. I love the anklets on the bride..never came across such a design!

    The grand old house is beautiful :)

    -Visha

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  2. I love the pictures... too much freshness :D
    me likey! :)

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  3. beautiful pictures and the foto of the house looks beautiful and offcourse the chilli chicken in the end :)


    Bikram's

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  4. Whee , post the chilli chicken recipe , will you? Looks Yum. :)
    The house looks so magnificent. And her feet too :)

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    1. It's not authentic chilli chicken. My version of it. Still want the recipe? :p

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  5. Pinch on the foot fetish :P I have it too. Chilli Chicken looks yum! Someone is embracing her inner housewife, bigtime!

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    1. Same pinch!
      I've always enjoyed cooking, my dear. Nothing to do with you-know-what. ;)

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  6. Nice pics! Chilli chicken made me drool!!! And now I'm hungry despite having already had my dinner...

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  7. :D This is such a treat for the eyes !! But sadly it has made me double hungry now :( :(

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  8. Ooohh.. Lovely pictures ! And the clouds make them look even lovelier. Specially of the grand old house and the Sun temple. Would love to visit Kerala during the rains.

    And thanks for torturing us all with the chilli chicken at the end. :-/ Now I feel hungry !

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    1. You really muxt visit Kerala during monsoons. You may not be able to roam around much, but it's a joy just to sit and watch the rain.

      You're welcome! :D

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  9. OMG. The peeeectures are so pretty. I love the first one. j'adore!

    And the place looks heavenly!

    x
    Sonshu
    www.thesonshu.com

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  10. Yummy! :)

    I kinda miss the kerela rains.. it's been a long while since I went home.. it does have that charming thing about it :)

    Glad u had a swell vacation, Spiff.. great pics btw.. neva knew u such a good photographer too :)

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    1. I miss the Kerala rains too. It rains two drops here, and people go "Oh my god! It's raining!". And I tell them "You think this is rain? COme to Kerala then".

      I'm not a good photographer yet. Just an amateur who's experimenting with her camera. :)

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  11. Loved the pics. Especially the feet and the sun temple :)

    Cheers
    CRD

    Do visit mine :)

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  12. oooo...wat lovely pictures!!!! the alta-ed feet reminded me of my bharatanatyam days.. :( :( :(
    kerala and rains!!! wat lovely combination no? sighh
    and that house looks straight out of a painting..:)
    very picturesque..:)
    and that flower is called "sampige" in kannada..they say it attracts snakes..i wonder how will the snake look with a flower on it..:D:D:D
    okay that was extra lame..
    teheheh
    sun temple looks magnificient no..?
    ooo...the chilli chicken looks yumm..though i don eat non veg..
    i shall make paneer chilly and post a picture this weekend :P:P

    nice ma..
    cheers only \m/\m/

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    1. This is not that snake-attracting flower. It looks similar, but that one's bigger. This one's a tiny little flower. I took the pic from real close, that's why it's looking big.

      If I made even a vegetarian drool over the chicken, then my job is done. :p

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  13. Dude!
    Amazing clicks. Loved each one.
    And, though I'm a vegetarian, that pic made me hungry. :-|
    And I've wanted to visit Sun temple, since the beginning of time.
    Your ancestral home... *sighs*
    Btw, penukaanal story? No? Okay. *makes a sad puppy face and leaves*

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    1. Aww!! DOn't go away! Come back. I'll tell the story soon. :)

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  14. Amazing pics - glad to know you had a good holiday.

    Before someone sticks a tag on you that says TEASE in big bold letters, come out with the Penukaanal story already :P.

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    1. Thanks, Sringo! :)

      Yes yes, the story will be revealed shortly. :)

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  15. Beautiful!! All of it!! I wish I could take a long vacation and travel!!! :|

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    1. Let's plan something together. :) A looooong vacation.

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  16. pretty, breathtaking, yummy!! And ofcourse, welcome back... missed you!!

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  17. Lovely Pics and lady there is nothing amateur about them...
    Such a majestic house,that…especially the drenched courtyard, beautiful...I love rains and it rains heavily in Mumbai as well so I understand what you mean when you say it RAINS in Kerala...
    I have been to Kerala twice now..Both the times it was cold n raining n pleasant in general, just the combo I like :):)
    Though m a vegan your dish looks sooo tempting...
    The alta-ed feet, lot of raw emotion in that pic :)

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    1. Good to see that you're commenting regularly on my posts now. :)

      And thank you babes!

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  18. beautifult pictures.. esp loved the one with the moss laden thulasi thara. and rain.. reminded me of so much of kerala..

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  19. I know Im supposed to wow to the temple pics and all, but Im sorry.. I'm just busy salivating at the chicken pic ! :) If you knew me, you'd know to expect that !

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    1. By all means, salivate away, dear Doc! :D

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  20. Absolutely delightful to see these pics!Knew Kerala is a pretty place but my my..this pretty??!!!??

    Chilli Chicken..Slurp!*Hungry*

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  21. The pictures are so pretty! In your first caption "Slight only. Very leetle," reminded me of a fat mallu waiter hovering over my banana leaf platter with a plate-full of rice. Like they do in our kalyana sadhyas, you know? :D

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  22. The pics are beautiful. :) Madatthil house looks like a dream and your chilli chicken appetizing. Yum!

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  23. nice pictures chiken seems to be very hot

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  24. very nice pictures especially your house

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