Culture

A unique architectural style and living style mostly found in South Indian state of Kerala, where tourist places are the most popular destinations, which is well known for its Backwaters, Beaches, Wild life sanctuaries, Hill stations and Ayurvedic treatments. Arabian Sea coastline makes the Kerala as a must visit spot apart from these attraction, many people eagerly waiting to visit it because an awesome or stunning way of lifestyle has been following by them.

Why the lifestyle of Kerala is unique and what it is? Let’s begin our lifestyle based trip in to the Kerala.

The Kerala people following most simple way of lifestyle, and they like to live in their own world of simplicity without any changes in their originality. Kerala people are very fiercely protective about their religion and ancient practices and they are proud of their culture too.

The Kerala people dressing are very ordinary only but it mostly differs from its proximity states in India such as Tamil Nadu, Andhra and more. The women dress up in a traditional dress called Sari, which requires draping skillfully a six-meter long cloth on oneself. The men mostly wear cotton lungi with a towel on top. The men in cities wear pants and shirts. The younger generation follows fashion and wears anything from jeans to salwar kameez.

Kerala people entirely different in their customs, traditions, culture, food and almost everything, even in lifestyle too but everything is quite fascinating, that grasp immediate attention of all kind of culture seeking travelers. The uniqueness list not only halts in these categories but also in their festivals, their dress sense. This unique style is hard to find anywhere else in the world.

Red, green, white and flashes of gold are the colors of a Malayali people. The uniqueness list also goes a long, by adding art and architecture of Kerala, in her music and poetry, dance and drama.(image by ravalli1)15253347107_1840bb2df6_z

If you want to see the complete glory and beauty of India you must visit Kerala, never forget the big, innocent eyes and the whitish appearance and riotous long hair united with an impressive fragrant, all these lends an extraordinary elegance to the women.

If we talk about the men, tall, dark, handsome, and curled hair features dominate all the men in the world. All these colors add additional enhancements to your trip.

Plan your holiday trip in Kerala during summers, that time you can be a part of the much-hyped Kerala festivals, during festival time People wake up in the morning and take their kids for a bath and follows the morning with a Surya Pranam that means pray to sun.

Women look gorgeous in bright embroidered sarees and glittering jewelleries designing beautiful floral patterns in the courtyards, Obviously the sarees colors comes under Red, green, white a flashes of gold. Kasavu Mundu is the traditional wearing of Men and then three to four meter long cotton twin cloth with silk border.

Festivals of Kerala is really good especially the boat races, which is the identity of Kerala people. During these days flock of people ahead the river banks to watch and enjoy the race. Boats in various categories like the chundan, veppu, iruttu kuthi, churulan and others assemble at the starting point of the race.(image by -Reji)5338172392_49f4c9a751_b

Next is Patayani festival takes place in Neelamperoor Palli Bhagavathy temple, wants to enjoy a brilliant festival with many colors and cultures this will be your right choice. If you like to see theyyams at the same place you must enjoy the Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam.

So enjoy the unique in Kerala!


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Culture is the great identification or address or envelope to each human and each part of the world, though world have crossed many decades, each union is well known to all only by its culture. World is fully sprinkled with plenty of great cultures, among the clusters of cultures the African culture is somewhat unique, if we embark our review to know about the African culture, it will reveal many amazing and interesting ethnic cultures, because Africa is the vast region with many provinces, let’s we see some more interesting facts about the great African culture and its colossal pride. This review will be the best combo for those who really invade towards the great cultures in the world.

Africa, a great continent with the unique environment, where you can dive in to all kind of wonders, whether you want to make your trip with greenery or red sand covered deserts you must invade towards it. Let’s begin in to Africa culture, which is the best place to see the stunning and tremendous arts and crafts work, especially arts and crafts attracts people from world widely in the variety of woodcarvings, brass, leather art, sculpture, paintings, pottery, ceremonial and religious headgear and dress. Africa’s traditional arts and craft almost surrounded by certain themes such as a couple, a woman with a child, a male with a weapon or animal, and an outsider or a stranger. 4171373577_d24ed95d1a_z

Especially the BaKongo voodoo mask is the stunning traditional craft of the African, apart from the worthy arts and crafts product; there you can also find the Folktales playing an important role in many African cultures, which expose the uniqueness of the Africa by tales, folktales is the customized name of many stories such as the 28 South African folktales, 40 Nigerian folktales and 10 Tanzanian folktales. In Africa you must also enjoy the African dance, where the African human or Maasai usually play sound and rhythm of the drum, it will awake the dancing mood of the people.

Next is clothing in all region or culture women’s attire always dominate the men by its variety, style, fashion and more in this way African Women’s traditional clothes in Ethiopia are made from the cloth shemma. The basic fabric is cotton cloth and about 90 cm wide, woven in long strips which are then sewn together and sometimes it looks more attractive with the shiny threads. Men wear pants and a knee-length shirt with a white collar, knee-high socks, but women might not wear socks at all, both the community can wear shawls.

How you may feel the fatigue, so taste the Africa’s traditional food, south and east part of the African region is lush with the vegetables so there Acarajé, Alloco and so on. In West part of the Africa you can taste the meals with hot spices and chilli peppers, or sauces such as peanut. In Central Africa you can taste the meat with the combination of bean or vegetable.

So enjoy your vacation in Africa and find out the true statement of the above.


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