Sunday, July 5, 2020

Peppara Forest and Kallanas

A population of suspected dwarf elephants reportedly lives in this forest. Here lives the common Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) but local people are convinced...

Cherumangadu Kudakkalparambu

A good example of the unusual "kodakkal" megaliths or umbrella stones - mushroom-like dolmens. Location, GPS coordinates: 10.6853 N 76.1216 E Categories: Megaliths Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Kerala,...

Thovarimala Ezhuthupara

Cave with prehistoric (around 8,000 BC) pictorial writings. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.7240 N 76.2488 E Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art, Prehistoric and ancient inscriptions Values: Archaeology Rating: Where is located? Asia, India, Kerala,...

Edakkal Caves

Cave with unusual archaeological monument: 6 - 8 thousand years old petroglyphs which resemble ancient writing. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6261 N 76.2353 E Categories: Caves, Petroglyphs and rock...

Palayoor Church of St. Thomas

The story of Palayoor Church of St. Thomas is perplexed and, to be frank, deals more with emotions than facts. According to millions of...