My PhotosThe Beautiful Coastal Kerala, Backwaters and My Home Town, A Crying Boy. 1955 Photo. N G Nair Kerala travel 2010. Ever since my early childhood days in Vaikom Kottayam Dist. Kerala (where I grew up in a rural village) called thottakom I had been fascinated by the monsoon rains. Born as the son of teacher at Thottakom Vaikom, Kottayam District. Kerala State. Mountain ranges in Kerala consisting of the highland area of the Western Ghats. I was born and brought up at the ., but I was fascinated by the mountains of since from my days. ranges in Kerala consisting of . The are not true mountains but are the faulted edge of . They have believed to have formed about 150 million years ago. The range called Sahyadri in Maharashtra and in . Also see District in north east of Kerala. is a hill station in . , India on Indian . ASHTAMI AT VAIKOM MAHADEVA TEMPLE, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is located on the east coast of the Vembanad lake, Vembanad Lake is at the heart of Kerala Backwaters, Beautiful Coastal Kerala, Backwaters and My Home Town, About N G Nair from thottakom Vaikom Kottayam.