Nilgiris

by Ragini posted May 19, 2013 category India

In December, I visited Keystone Foundation, a non-profit in the Nilgiri mountain range of Tamil Nadu.

This area of the Nilgiris depends mostly on tea and tourism for its economy.

This area of the Nilgiris depends mostly on tea and tourism for its economy.

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The car ride down from the hills into the valley afforded this gorgeous view.

The car ride down from the hills into the valley afforded this gorgeous view.

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This water channel goes all the way to the agricultural lands further downstream. The water is also used for domestic purposes.

This water channel goes all the way to the agricultural lands further downstream. The water is also used for domestic purposes.

This amla candy is made by a women's group from forest products.

This amla candy is made by a women’s group from forest products.

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