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Travel Monsoon in Kerala

May 29, 2013: Fishermen at work under a brilliant cotton and blue sky. “Two days,” they said. The monsoon will come in two days.

Wall of Rain - The monsoon makes landfall

On Adimalathura Beach on the southwest coast of Kerala, ARATI KUMAR RAO lay in wait for the southwest monsoon and watched, shutter clicking furiously, as the great wall of rain made landfall in an enormous, life-giving torrent.

Arati Kumar Rao is a writer and photographer based in Bangalore. View more of her work at her website