Today I would like to share the story of a village which is located in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu. This village is famous for its 200 male chefs. Today I would like to share the story of a village which is located in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu. This village is famous for its 200 male chefs. Kalayur is a foodie’s paradise they have a 500 years old history of cooking food. In this village, every male person is a cook and they prepare mouth-watering food.
About The Village Of Male Chefs.
Tamil Nadu is a beautiful state with temples, beaches, hill stations, and historical monuments. One such place which has gained popularity amongst local tourists and is famous all over the region is Kalayur.
Kalayur village is known as the village of a male chef. This village is located 25 km towards the north of Ramanathapuram and 9 Km from Paramakakkudi in Tamil Nadu. In the Kalaiyur village total population of 1406 of which 712 are males and 694 are females as per the 2011 Census of India. The Kalaiyur has a total of 356 Families residing in Kalayur.
Want To Become A Chef In Kalayur.
It is not an easy thing to become a chef in Kalayur, where the standards are already quite high. Senior cooks made entry-level criteria, for a fresher cook has to start his training as early as possible. Senior cooks trained to build a strong foundation by teaching the basics first-chopping vegetables, gathering the freshest ingredients from the fields, and more. As one makes steady progress, and new fresher cooks learn to prepare more and more dishes.
How Much Time To Become A Head Chef In Kalayur?
At least 10 years, after which, the cook is ready to lead his own team. these cooks are that they do not cook for their own family. Women of the house as in any traditional Indian family cook food in homes.
Where You Can Relish The Food Made By Kalayur Chef?
If you are wondering if you too can relish the food by these experts, you can visit the holy shrines in Tirupati, Chennai, or Madurai to savor the food cooked by them. You can also try your luck by making a trip to the village.
How Origin Of Cooking Kalayur Village?
This was starts about 500 centuries ago. As you know castism is everywhere in India so that in this village also at that time wealth and an upper cast of Reddiar caste tradesmen living in the region gave the job of cooking to Vaniyars to a lower caste who are good with culinary arts they lots of secrets food recipes other than the Bhramin cooks they only know cooking compare any other jobs, as farming was not profitable in that day so they developing skills in cooking and refine it and they are best in the cooking segment.
Best time to visit this food paradise.
October till February, there are intermittent rains in November and December.
But the best time to visit Tamil Nadu is during the winter months, especially for sightseeing and exploring the cities. The beaches are lovely, and the water is not too cold.
Kalayur Chef Are Very Famous Chef In South India
Today, the much-in-demand male cooks of Kalayur travel for six months throughout South India and cook mouth-watering fare for one and all. On other days, they prepare a wedding or birthday feast. And guess what, if they are provided with all the ingredients, the cooks can prepare the feasts for a thousand people in merely 3 hours!
How to reach Kalaiyur village.
By Air: The nearest airport to Kalayur is located in Madurai at a distance of about 90 km. Once you have reached the airport, you can either hire a direct cab or catch a direct bus to Kalayur.
By Rail: As Kalayur doesn’t have its own railway station, you can take a direct train to Ramanathapuram railway station and then from there, a cab or bus to Kalayur. The distance between the railway station and the village is 30 km.
By Road: Kalayur is well connected to other cities and towns by road and hence, it can be easily accessed by road.
Indian cuisine consists of a variety of regional and traditional cuisines native to the Indian subcontinent. Given the diversity in soil, climate, culture, ethnic groups, and occupations, these cuisines vary substantially and use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables, and fruits.
This village is famous for its 200 male cooks. Kalayur is a foodie’s paradise, where food almost tastes like nectar. They have a 500 years old history of cooking food.
At least 10 years, after which, the cook is ready to lead his own team.
In my opinion, you have to visit this place and share your views with us.
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This article is about the Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in North Chamoli and Pithoragarh, in the state of Uttarakhand, and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora.
About The National Park
Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in North Chamoli and Pithoragarh, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora and rare animals.
The valley was declared a national park in 1982 and now it is a World Heritage Site.
Valley of Flowers, located at 12,000 feet, was accidentally discovered in 1931, by mountaineers Frank S Smythe, Eric Shipton, and RL Holdsworth, while returning after an expedition to Mount Kamet. Smythe returned later and wrote the book The Valley of Flowers in 1938.
The Himalayan valley that has long been acknowledged by renowned mountaineers, botanists, and in literature.
It has been recognized internationally for over a century and is referenced in the Hindu religion Local people have visited the valley since ancient times.
Indian yogis are known to have visited the valley for meditation. Famous for its exotic varieties of medicinal herbs, it is also believed that Hanuman brought Sanjivani to the ailing Lakshmana from the valley of flowers
The Valley of Flowers has many different colorful flowers, taking on various shades of colors as time progressed.
Unique about the Valley of Flowers.
The Valley of Flowers is famous for its outstanding natural beauty, endangered animals, and endemic alpine flowers.
This valley comes under the national park category of India. It is spread over an area of around 88 km². Beautiful waterfalls, landscapes, and meadow add more stars to the beauty of Valley of Flowers.
Is Valley of Flowers safe?
It is always safe while you travel in Uttarakhand as locals are humble and polite. As Valley of Flowers trek is quite demanding, therefore tourists should be physically and mentally fit for the trek.
How do I plan a trip to Valley of Flowers?
The best idea is to reach Joshimath or Govindghat and stay at night. Morning can start tracking from Govind ghat to Ghangria (Around 18 KM) and again stay at night. One can choose horse riding and save energy for the next day ( tracking in flower valley) .
Is the Valley of flowers worth visiting?
The Govindghat to Ghangariya and the Hemkund Sahib treks can be quite putting off to those looking for peace and quiet and cleanliness.
The name given to it the Valley of Flowers is very true as there are flowers and flowers during summertime. In winter one will find snow and only snow here.
Places To Visit In Valley Of Flowers
Valley of Flower National Park:- A World Heritage Site, Valley of Flowers is probably one of the most beautiful places on Earth. The spread of colorful flowers against the snow-capped mountains during spring is a must-see.
Fauna and Flora:-
The Himalayan snow leopard is the major attraction of Nanda Devi National park amidst the valley of flowers and mountain ranges. Other animals found here are the endangered Asiatic black bear, blue sheep, and brown bear.
Ghangaria is arranged at the intersection of the streams Bhyundar Ganga and Pushpawati, which shapes Lakshman Ganga, which later meets the waterway Alaknanda at Govindghat. It is the last human residence in the Bhyundar valley.
This place is typically utilized by voyagers as a base camp to visit Hemkund and Valley of blooms.
Well, known journey site for Sikhs which is around 6 km from here, and the Valley of Flowers, a national stop known for its assortment of blossoms around 3 km from here. It is situated in the northern Himalayan reaches an elevation of 3049 meters in the Uttarakhand territory of India.
Best Time To Visit Valley of Flowers.
The valley opens on June 1 each year and shuts in October. The best time to visit the Valley of Flowers is between July to September when you can see the valley at this bloom with flowers. August is the best time to see the flowers bloom; however, it might get difficult to reach there due to landslides and heavy rainfall.
How to reach valley of flowers?
The closest you can get to The Valley of Flowers by road is Govind Ghat. This requires around an 11 hour drive to Joshimath from Dehradun, then another one hour to Gobindghat. From Gobindghat it is a 13-kilometer (8.1 miles) trek along a steep, narrow, but well-defined mountain trail to base camp at Ghangaria.
Conculison Of this beautiful post
My suggestion to all my readers you have to visit this famous Valley of flower national park and explore the naturally beautiful garden made by God. Famous for its exotic varieties of medicinal herbs, it is also believed that Hanuman brought Sanjivani to the ailing Lakshmana from the valley of flowers.
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The Modhera Sun Temple was made by King Bhima I of the Chalukya dynasty in the early 11th century. Sun Temple Modhera’s Gujarat. Temple and its dedication to the Sun God will leave you stunned. The temple was so constructed that during every equinox, the first sun rays would fall on a diamond placed on the Sun God’s head and the entire temple would illuminate in a golden glow.
On other days, two pillars before the garbhagriha would stay illuminated throughout the day, regardless of the position of the sun. All of these can only be left to the imagination now.
History Of The Sun Temple
The Sun Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the solar deity Surya located at Modhera village of Mehsana district, Gujarat. India. It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati. It was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima of the Chalukyas dynasty.
The Temple Complex Has Three Components
The temple complex is built in (Chaulukya style). The temple complex has three axially aligned components; the shrine proper (garbhagriha) in a hall (gudhamandapa), the outer or assembly hall (sabhamandapa or rangamandapa), and a sacred reservoir (Kunda).
The Sabhamandapa is not in continuation with Gudhamandapa but is placed little away as a separate structure. Both are built on a paved platform. Their roofs have collapsed long ago leaving behind a few lower-most courses. Both roofs are 15′ 9″ in diameter but are constructed differently. The platform or plinth is inverted lotus-shaped.
1.)Gudhamandapa, the shrine hall:-
The Gudhamandapa measures 51 feet 9 inches by 25 feet 8 inches. It is almost equally divided into Gudhamandapa, the hall, and Garbhgriha, the shrine proper. Both are rectangular in plan with one projection on each of the smaller sides and two projections on each of the longer sides. These projections on the smaller sides form the entrance and the back of the shrine.
2.)Sabhamandapa, the assembly hall:-
Sabhamandapa or Rangamandapa, the assembly hall or dancing hall is parallelogram in plan with rows of pillars opening entrance on each side diagonally. The extensively carved exterior has a series of recessed corners giving an impression of the star-like plan of it.[There are 52 intricately carved pillars. Madhusudan Dhaky has suggested that the sabhamandapa may have been later addition based on style and construction.
3.)Kunda, the reservoir:-
Kunda, a tank or reservoir is known as Ramakunda or Suryakunda. The flight of steps through kirti-torana leads to the reservoir. It is rectangular. It measures 176 feet from north to south and 120 feet from east to west. It is paved with stones all around. There are four terraces and recessed steps to descend to reach the bottom of the tank. The main entrance lies in the west. There are steps to reach from one terrace to another on the right angle to the terrace. These steps are rectangular or square except for the first step of each flight of steps which is semicircular. Several miniature shrines and niches in front of the terrace-wall have images of gods including many Vaishnavite deities and goddesses such as Shitala.
However, the sabha mandap still stands on 52 pillars, depicting the 52 weeks in year carvings of the sun, along with its unity with the other 4 elements-air, water, earth, and space- can be spotted on the walls. The halls have intricately carved exterior and pillars. The reservoir has steps to reach the bottom and numerous small shrines.
What Is The Specialty Of Sun Temple of Modhera?
The Sun Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the solar deity Surya located at Modhera village of Mehsana district, Gujarat, India. It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati. It was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Chalukyas dynasty.
No worship is offered now and is a protected monument maintained by the Archaeological Survey Of India. At present, the temple is undertaken by the Archaeological Survey of India for renovation and restoration. In 2014, this Modhera Sun Temple was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
There are only 2 sun temples built in India. One is in Konark, Odisha, and others in Modhera, Gujarat.
Who Destroyed Sun Temple Jammu & Kashmir?
Martand is another Sanskrit synonym for Surya. Now in ruins, the temple is located five miles from Anantnag in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The temple was destroyed on the orders of Sultan Sikandar Butshikan, as part of his efforts to forcibly convert Kashmiri people to Islam.
The Tourism Corporation of Gujarat organizes an annual three-day dance festival known as ‘Uttarardha Mahotsav’ at the temple during the third week of January, following the festival of Uttarayan. The objective is to present classical dance forms in an atmosphere similar to that in which they were originally presented.
How To Reach Modhera Gujarat?
By Air: You can fly to the nearest city to Modhera-Ahmedabad-from where regular government bus services are available.
By Train: For the ones boarding a train instead, the nearest railway station is at Mehsana-25 km from Modhera.
By Road: Modhera Sun Temple can be easily reached by boarding a bus or hiring a taxi from anywhere in Gujarat. The Modhera Sun Temple indeed leaves you awestruck. It is one place, amidst all the ruins, where you’ll find a perfect blend of ageless creativity and tremendous hard work.
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First luxury cruise ship liner Jalesh of India. Mr. Subhash Chandra-owned Essel Group’s Jalesh Cruises, which sailed its first ship Karnika on April 17 last year, is planning to introduce a second vessel by October 2020 following robust demand for cruise tourism in India.
According to Jurgen Bailom, President and CEO, Jalesh Cruises: “Our premiere brand Jalesh Cruises believes in upholding the spirit, culture, and values of ‘Incredible India’ by contributing to the growth of tourism and allied businesses in India.
Jalesh Cruises that means ‘Lord of Water’ is designed to offer vibrant Indian culture and hospitality.
The ship is 70,285 of the ton and a well-appointed ship has 14 decks and accommodation includes 36 mini-suites with cabin sizes of 336 sq. ft and sleeps up to 3 people, 126 Balcony rooms with cabins of sq. ft, that sleeps up to 2 people, 430 ocean view rooms with cabins of 190 sq. ft and 209 interior rooms with cabins of 190 sq. ft. that sleeps up to 4 people each. There are over 600 crew members on board to take care of guests.
On this cruise ship, the guest can enjoy the internet facility from the third-party service provider or directly from the ship.
Jalesh Cruises Gastronomy.
A lot of food options that include three fine-dining restaurants.
Waterfront serves Indian cuisine that includes a signature Indian thali and a-la-carte menu for lunch.
The comprehensive menu includes a host of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options with a selection of alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks, and wines that can be purchased with your meal.
The Chef’s Table is a private area for formal dining that also serves Chef special traditional food in a private room within the Waterfront restaurant.
Chopstix is the restaurant that serves Thai, Malay, Korean, Mongolian, Taiwanese, and Japanese cuisines and is the best place to take your taste buds on a culinary tour of the East and is open for dinner.
This apart the ship has an extensive nine buffet and food station that has a variety of delicacies ranging from street food, barbeque, international grill to patisserie, and frozen desserts.
The ship also has a dedicated counter that serves food for Jain passengers. Also, there are nine bars on board that have a gamut of international premium spirits as well.
Best Entertainment Facility at Jalesh
Once you are on board Karnika, there are a variety of options to keep you entertained.
The choice includes Broadway shows, extravaganza plays, breath-taking magic shows, live music concerts, dance shows, shopping, and a host of other entertaining shows.
The best part is that this is a ship for the entire family and there are enough options for children as well across varying age groups.
Facilities include a large swimming pool, children pool, and jacuzzis The ship offers features that make it accessible for senior citizens and differently-abled passengers. If you like retail therapy, the ship has free products from a host of prominent international brands.
If you would rather relax head to Serena spa on Deck 14 that offers a host of aromatic and natural therapies for relaxation and rejuvenation. Health watchers can enjoy the state of the art gym facilities onboard too. This apart there is a large swimming pool as well as kids pool and Jacuzzi on board.
Jalesh Cruise Tour Packages
Jalesh Cruise Tour Packages
Jalesh Cruise with Diu (Inside Cabin) 2 nights 3 days Rs. 23,970
Jalesh Cruise with Flexi Flight – (Goa – Inside Cabin) 2 nights 3 days Rs. 36,109
Jalesh Cruise with Flexi Flight – (Goa – Ocean View Cabin) 2 nights 3 days Rs. 39,589