Photographs more than words are often able to capture the true essence of a place, and Kerala is no exception. The backwaters are an iconic example of the region. The rivers and canals that flow silently only kilometers from the coast, sometimes acting as a carrier for boats and people serving as means of transportation and leisure, and an ecosystem where fishermen make their livelihoods.
Again and again Kerala’s backwaters are highlighted in “must visit” lists for visitors around the world. If pictures are worth a thousand words, here you can see why!