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Seasons Greetings from Kerala

We spent Christmas morning with friends on a rice boat in the backwaters of this beautiful south Indian state. It felt like paradise on earth.

But, like almost everywhere, Kerala is facing environmental challenges and conflicts between natural resources and local livelihoods. I will write more soon on what we learnt, and would like to take this moment to send slightly belated but very warm and sunny Christmas greetings to everyone who stops by this blog.

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9 comments on “Seasons Greetings from Kerala

  1. Jill, I can’t wait to hear more about your adventures in India. Happy New Year, Carolyn

  2. Lynne Woods
    December 27, 2011

    It looks like a lovely way to spend a Christmas morning. Hope your holidays were happy!

  3. Elephant's Eye
    December 27, 2011

    A rice boat? Await your next post with interest. Happy new Year!

  4. Julie
    December 27, 2011

    What a wonderful way to spend Christmas Day…..hope you are all well.
    Best wishes from a balmy Northumberland, (no snow this time…and incredibly mild)
    Julie x

  5. Donna@Gardens Eye View
    December 28, 2011

    Jill what a marvelous Christmas…here’s to an even more spectacular New Year on your adventures!!

  6. Annika Tenghall
    December 30, 2011

    Looks lovely! Happy new year!

    /Annika

  7. Jean
    December 30, 2011

    Jill, This looks like a beautiful, serene setting. Just looking at the photo is relaxing. Happy holidays!

  8. Lula (onbotanicalphotography.blogspot.com)
    December 31, 2011

    Jill, Thanks for the wishes, I guess you are already in the year, so very, very happy new year 2012!!! Lula

  9. sequoiagardens
    January 6, 2012

    And an even more belated Season’s Greetings (the most appropriate wording at this late stage!) from me… Jack

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