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    Janice Goveas

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The state Kerala, which represents just 1% of the land mass, is considered to be one of India's most beautiful states. It is a very rural state with most of the population living in villages but is culturally and scenically diverse. Kerala has two national parks, ten wildlife sanctuaries and two bird sanctuaries.

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Kerala's interior is criss-crossed by a network of 900km or so of canals, rivers and lakes, where often the only means of transport for the people living here is by boat. Thus, the life of the people here is very much dominated by the water that surrounds them. For the tourist, drifting through these waters, be it on a rented houseboat or on more local boats and ferries, it offers a unique glimpse into how these people live. It often seems very much unchanged from how they must have lived for decades in the past, and it was
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