Monday, 24 June 2013

'Athani'- The Resting Place

'Athani' is the resting place which can be seen in many villages of Kerala.It is usually made of Granite.In old days there was no proper transportation for people especially in the villages.They have to walk miles to reach their destination.During this period, people with huge luggage or goods place their luggage or goods on this 'athani' and rest here. In some villages there was some sort of refreshment near this. Today almost every villagers have their own vehicles or there is proper transportation.So, these 'athani' has now become a curios.

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