By bibinvarghese
2 years ago

Traditional boat race in kerala _,India

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This is our oldest river boat race festivel in kerala it is called arumula boat race in yearly it is conducted in kerala southern west part of india held during onam festivel in august or september month the place conducted in arumula its a place name near the hindu temple

The these type long boats move in pairs to the rhythm of full-throated singing and shouting watched by an exciting crowd huge crowd from inside and outside india

These long boat we called that snake boat

In local language we called that chudan vallam

these boats are made up of wooden 100 to 138 ft in length
The construction of the boat is step by step

first select some suitable place to construct the boat

Locating a suitable tree preferably Anjili, cutting it down and bringing to the location
The snake boat the rear portion towering to a height of about 20 ft. and a long tapering front portion.
When completed it resembles a snake with its hood raised. Its hull is built of planks precisely 83 feet in length and six inches wide.

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LiaF7 Love to learn about other country's traditions. Great photos :)
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Borderline I would like to go on one of them at some point!
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catsonicboom Hi Bibin, good to see you here, great post!!
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MegyBella Thank u for sharing this with us :)
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KimJohnson I agree with Lia, thank you for sharing your little part of the world!!
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TrafalgarLaw Haha i just signed up here. Hows here? How many members here?
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Borderline @TrafalgarLaw Is quiet good, I like it
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TrafalgarLaw Is this new? How many members are here already?
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Borderline I don't know, like 500 - 600? I've been here since december, and was empty, like 20 persons, so I think that yes, is quiet new
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TrafalgarLaw Sounds good here for serious blogs. Maybe i'll try to write a blog if i have free time. Need to explore more on this site. But btw have you already cashed out here?
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Borderline yep, going now to the second time!
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bibinvarghese @borderline minimum payout ? :)
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luluarte Amzing bibin :)
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GRANNY2017 this is very interesting just what i like to learn about tradition s around the world
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