Monday, May 25, 2009

Thirparappu Waterfalls Special

Some photos of Thirparappu Waterfalls by Mr.Prabhu *
Credit goes to Mr.Prabhu

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Friday, May 15, 2009

Mathur Thottipalam - 5

Some more Views of the Thottipalam

With inputs from
Family & Friends

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Mathur Thottipalam - 4

Watch tower

View of the Thottipalam from the bottom

Held up by 28 huge pillars, the maximum height of the pillars is 115 ft

Different views of the Thottipalam from the bottom

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Mathur Thottipalam - 3

At one end of the Thottipalam

Side view of the Thottipalam

View of the Kids Park from the Thottipalam

Steps to the bottom Kids Park

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Mathur Thottipalam - 2

Course of the Pahrali river as seen from the top of the Thottipalam

A sense of tranquillity fills the mind as you gaze out across the
endless expanse of green

Expanse of greenery, with rolling hills of the Western Ghats in the
background, and the meandering Pahrali river flowing below

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Mathur Thottipalam - 1

Name : Mathur Aqueduct or Mathur Hanging Trough,
Kanyakumari District

Mathur Aqueduct is about 50 km from kanyakumari.

Route: Kanyakumari -----> Nagercoil ----->Thuckalay ----->
Azghiamandapam -----> Mathur Thottipalam

A Sign board showing the way to Aqueduct which is the longest
and highest of its kind in South Asia

Entrance Arch

Constructed in 1966 by the late Chief Minister of Tamilnadu,
K. Kamaraj, as a drought relief measure across the river Pahrali.
Its purpose is to carry water for irrigation from an elevated level
of one hill to another. The irrigation water feeds the taluks of
Vilavancode and Kalkulam.

Water flowing through the trough
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