the mass blooming of NEELAKURINJIvaround Munnar which happens once in 12 years. We had to trek for about 5 km to witness the blooms. Each shrub reproduces once in its lifetime, flowering happens and then the seeding. It takes about 12 years for these seeds to sprout and the shrub to grow for about 30 to 60 cm high. Then the cycle continues. For us along with the mass blooming there was some added drama of clouds and light. It was a magical sight to behold
4 AM. Benaras is sleeping. The stars are dead. The people are hollowed out like the inside of a drum playing the same beat it grew up to...