Theobroma (ThursdayTreeLove)

Chocolate or cocoa is omnipresent in our lives. We use to as a gift or a treat or a comfort food or to reward ourselves or on a cheat day of a diet!

It is made from the fruit of the Theobroma cacao trees. Though an introduced speices in India it is widely cultivated in the state of Kerala.

Here are its flowers. You can read the entire post here.

Stopping in my tracks (ThursdayTreeLove)

How many times have you stopped or detoured just to see a tree? It often happens to me and my family are now used to my (apparently) random calls to stop the vehicle.

One such tree (more like a large shrub) caught my attention and stopped me in my tracks.


This was on the curvy winding roads of Munnar. The tree was the Spiky Powder Puff

aka Calliandra calothyrsus of the Mimosaceae family.

Here it is.

I am joining Parul in her ThursdayTreeLove bloghop.

Click here to read more.

Tree In Fog (ThursdayTreeLove)

Sometimes when you lose your way in a fog,

You end up in a beautiful place!

Dont be afraid of getting lost! … Mehmet Murad ildan

This post is about our long overdue visit to Malhargad.. a fort just outside Pune. As luck would have it, we were engulfed by a thick fog as we entered and could not enjoy and appreciate the fort structure.

Click here to read more about it.

This post is a part of Parul’s ThursdayTreeLove.