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The cherapungee of South India: Agumbe

Agumbe is a tiny  hilly  village  situated at the Western Ghat in Karnataka , a state of India. It is famous for the highest record of rainfall with a mean average of 7000 to 8000 mm in Southern India, which is accredited as the second highest in India after Cherrapunji that's why this  village  is called as 'the cherapungee of South India' .  Agumbe is flamboyant and surrounded by rich dense biodiversity, various types of rare medicinal plants are available here as well. The cloud and greenery are playing with the hills in front of the blue canvas @ morning around 5:15 o'clock.  The dense thickness of the rain forest, topography of the area and conducive weather conditions have made Agumbe a hotspot for the longest and one of the most venomous snakes in the world, the King Cobra .  The renowned herpetologist,  Romulus Whitaker  called  Agumbe  as the  capital of King Cobra .  The  Agumbe Rainforest Research Station  (ARRS) which is the

Volcano de Colima: Plume of ash

It was my immense  happiness  to see the marvellous natural beauty. Really I haven't expected that I could view this phenomenon. Firstly at school level from  geography book I get to know about the ' volcano ', there was no internet that time so was not able to acquire more knowledge about volcano and lava. I had seen lots of movies on volcanic activities and  based on that created some  imaginations. When I moved to Guadalajara on Jan'2017 and during my  exploration of  city and surrounding places I have noticed the explosion of   Volcán de Colima aka Volcán de Fuego  from the social media and local news paper. So, I decided to  experience  that.  Guadalajara is the capital of Mexican state Jalisco . I will state more about  Guadalajara in Foot Prints tab. Though I have seen only the emerging plumes of the volcanic hill from its base @Colima. In 2018  a webcam was installed close to the volcano and volcanic activity can be seen in real time.  In r


Flame of the forest or flamboyant, the bright colour of flowers growing as ornamental tree in many tropical areas of the world.  It is endemic to dry forest of Madagascar but now introduced into tropical/sub-tropical regions. In  Bengali  the flowers called as Krishnachura . The Gulmohor  in Alephata way to Nasik from Pune, beside NH 60. Some kinda Natural dyes are products of this flowers petal. Significance of red color: in Kerala it is believed that when Jesus was crucified there was a small tree  near to the cross  and the blood of Jesus was shed over the flowers  and that's why the flowers got the bright red colour.

The Rann Utsav: Kutch

Actually colours are playing here @White Rann, Kutch a district of Gujarat, India. The  multicolour hued  natural beauty  reflect a marvellous  kaleidoscopic view of  White Rann in this festive which continued from November to third week of February each year.  The What Rann is the salt desert of Kutch. The surface is too hard to press or break. The nature used to paint on this white canvas with the light of Sun and Moon. Kutch is blessed with profusion beauty of nature and it is rich in varieties of ecosystems including the mangroves, desert plants and wildlife. This land is ecologically important for epidemic and endangered animals and plants. The Panoramic view of White Rann, Kutch.  The history of founding the Rann Utsav is also dramatic. There are some stories about this that long ago our Prime Minister had a vision of the  full moon  view on this white salt desert which was displaying a look alike diamond droplets on earth. No doubt it is a great step towards