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Toda Temple

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walkaboutwest on January 29, 2007

I finally got to see everything you had posted. The colors in this one are amazing. But then again, you live in a very colorful place....

fritz hegner on February 8, 2007

Tea plantations...right? But quite a hut. For living or rather what is the story. I never seen during my traveling in Kerala and TN....Nice pic!

MS Gopal. Indian Roa… on February 8, 2007

You may not have seen such huts because they are very few. Toda is a tribe that lives in the higher reaches of the Nilgiri Highlands. They have preserved a few of their original huts like this one here which is actually a shrine/temple. The deities here are the Pandavas of Mahabaratha.

citiarun on March 12, 2007

this one is not a hut its a temple of that communities who are known as THODAS.

citiarun on March 12, 2007

this temple is more than 1000 years old there u can see a small way to get in. they will open it only on fridays. also u can see there some round stones. one who wants to marry a girl of that community should weigh that stone on his shoulder. pls reply me ur comments to regards arun

MS Gopal. Indian Roa… on March 12, 2007

Thank you for the wonderful information Citiarun! :) Lovely

© Alan Knox on June 20, 2007

Wonderful composition, beautiful landscape. Alan

vazhayil on June 26, 2007


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marisadechile on August 20, 2007

Beautiful temple!

Thomas Pallam on September 8, 2007

Scnic, The dog quite unaware of the Pic being taken. Beautiful!!!!!!!

vaithianathan on September 8, 2007

simple and nice

Lilypon on November 16, 2007

What a view!! :D This one is a favourite of mine sloganmurugan!

Greetings from Canada, Pam

thyla on November 22, 2007

nice photo, rare snap as those tirbes do not allow take their pictures, (have a past experience) good that you manged to get one.

Erwin Woenckhaus on December 16, 2007

This picture is so beautiful, congratulations!

Kind regards from Chile.

Neim Sejfuli on December 25, 2007

Great shot! wonderful photo.. Merry christmas & Hapy New Year 2008 greetings from TETOVO

cee cee mohazin on January 7, 2008

marvellous photographs!!!

Keep it up***

Vivek Radhakrishnan on February 13, 2008

My native is Ooty, Its so amazing to see the Toda hut on google earth. My home is very close to this tribal community, Me and my childhood friends use Toda community people's path way to reach Botanical Garden......

Toda people's community is at the edge of the Botanical garden and its a rear entry point for us to get into the Botanical garden....

Those were wonderful day, when we pass by these community members residence peeping into their amazing home and chased by their dogs.....

Great days to remember....

Cathrynn CC on May 26, 2008

just imagine sitting there, pondering in the peace and looking at the beautiful view...AH!...C

larnaudov on June 5, 2008

Beautiful shot!

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Photo taken in Vannarapettai, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002, India

Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 29, 2007
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    by MS Gopal. Indian Roa…
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A530
    • Taken on 2006/12/24 12:31:15
    • Exposure: 0.006s (1/160)
    • Focal Length: 9.82mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash