Cherai in the Monsoon

Cherai is a coastal area north of Kochi in Ernakulam, Kerala*. It sits on a barrier island called Vypin Island. We found ourselves in this seaside town in August and spent a day enjoying its environs drenched in the Monsoon rains. Monsoon in Kerala is not quite the tourist season. ā€¦ Read>>

Looking for the Best Fish Company?

  We love our Fish and Chips. We love Clam Chowder, too. And now we know of a place in Southern Washington that serves really good stuff ā€“ both Fish and Chips and Chowder. Iā€™m quite certain Pacific Northwest Best Fish Company will disappoint few. We first heard of this ā€¦ Read>>

Catching the light: The Road to Ardenwood Farm

The road to Ardenwood Historical Farm in Fremont, California. Read about:  Ardenwood Farm — A historic farm thriving in Silicon Valley For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. šŸ˜‰  Linking post to NatureFootstep Meme —  Catching the light

Spotted: Circumhorizontal Arc (?)

I had never seen anything like this; at least not until a few months ago. We were driving back to Portland,OR from the Tillamook area, when I spotted this fascinating natural phenomenon in the eastern sky. I would have called this colourful thing in the sky ‘a rainbow of some ā€¦ Read>>

Guruvayur: Eat, Pray, Bargain

(Shops at) East Gate of the temple Guruvayur Temple might be a place known to all Keralites, Krishna devotees and religious tourists. Now, those who have visited this famous temple in Thrissur, Kerala, will tell you it is quite a shopper’s delight, too. Shopping in Guruvayur — at least some ā€¦ Read>>