DAILY PHOTO: White-throated Kingfishers of the Backwaters

Taken in July of 2017 in the Backwaters of Kerala









DAILY PHOTO: Back Water Taxi

Taken in Kerala in July of 2014.

Taken in Kerala in July of 2014.

The answer to how one gets around in the water world of coastal Kerala? Either you hoof it down the trails that run atop paddy dikes, or you go by boat. (A dearth of bridges and hypothenusal shortcuts can make for long hauls by way of the former.) If you don’t have your own boat, the one above is the backwater version of the local bus.