DAILY PHOTO: Maha Vishnu Mandir & Mattancherry Palace

Taken in July of 2014 in Kochi (Cochin)

Mattancherry Palace (partially seen on the right side of frame) was originally built by the Portuguese in 1555 as a gift to the King of Cochin. In the 1660’s the Dutch renovated and extended the complex.

DAILY PHOTO: White-throated Kingfishers of the Backwaters

Taken in July of 2017 in the Backwaters of Kerala