On january 12th 2020 started the first installment of a prolonged journey that will be spread through out the year. To escape the harsh reality ie living a 9 to 5 job to meet the two ends of life and meeting the needs of family, we always forget that you need to breath sone air, and travel is the best remedy
First in my list of places was IDUKKI the spice garden of kerala. Idukki is considered as ravishing beautiful breathtaking woman. If you have ever ridden through the twists and turns of the hi ranges of idukki in a foggy morning you will realise why she is called so. There are almost 50 or above known and unknown places around idukki she s an explorers paradise. So as baby step i thought of circling IDUKKI in a single day in a single stretch
After a lot of local enquires and mislead routes from google map, we reached KATTADIPADAM (Windmill farm) you have to take a high ascending terrain to reach there,but once you set your eyes on the windmill from far away you are in for a treat,because the view is really magical ,the windmill seems to grow from tiny little thing to gigantic machine as we reach closer pheww its really something to see Apart from the giant windmills the scenery itself is breathtaking.The humangous blades of windmill slowly turning in the backdrop of clear blue sky a lush green valleys is really something that will make you smile There are total of 20 wind turbines in the farm.It took almost 20 years for the government agencies to study wind pattern and submitted a detailed report on the potential of harvesting power from wind as a source of alternate energy source.After realising the perks of clean energy resource State Government gave green light for the the windmill farm,and it officially started working on April 8 2008.
Compared to thermal,hydro and atomic power sources where pollution ,waste management and ecological risks are too high,Wind energy with zero pollution opens up a whole new level of clean energy