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Centenary Rose Garden of Ooty in May Season

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In April, the rose garden was almost deserted of flowers and people (see the blog : http://artglaze.blogspot.com/2010/04/centenary-rose-garden-of-ooty.html). But in this May it is brimmed with roses. All the buds are turned to roses. Full blossoms...wow, nice to see.



Kanyakumari

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Kanyakumari is a land of handicrafts. The seas Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal convulge at a point Cape Comorin in this small town. Mainly tourists throng this place. Locals are having busy business here. Though the main language is Tamil (thanks to Marshal Nesamony who struggled to include this district to the then Madras state), many of them speak Hindi for doing business with the tourists from Northern part of India. 

                 The articles made use of sea shells (gifts, decorative things, ornaments) and coirs (mats, hand bags, gifts) are cheaply available.These products form the major revenue for the artisans. We can see these shops all along the way to beach. Shopping here is a nice experience. 



Triveni Sangamam, where the three seas converge, is where people take the holy dip. Goddess KanyaKumari Amman adorns the temple along the beach. Shops inside the temple have more wooden crafts things to purchase. Sunrise and sunset invite more people towards the beach. Th…