India Travel By Sue Lynn Hughes
A place of both myth and legend where beyond kaleidoscopic beaches the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal meet, forcing wind whipped waves to slap at the feet of giant poets, where those drawn to its mystical power and unique beauty can hear stones sing and watch the moonrise and sunset simultaneously on opposing horizons; all this while receiving the blessings of a virgin goddess… it may sound like the imaginary setting of some whimsical author’s fantasy, but Kanyakumari is very real, and it sits at the extreme southernmost tip of mainland India.
If you’re attracted to water, there is plenty of it. Not only will you find the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal at your doorstep lapping beaches surfaced in multi-colored sands, the Thirparappu Waterfalls fall 50 feet onto the River Kodayar. If Mother Nature hasn’t by now fulfilled your inner aqualicious self you can check out the ridiculous view from one of the largest aqueducts in Asia or indulge in some serious playtime at the seaside waterpark.
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