ON A BUS

The roads and streets of Kerala present rich and rapidly shifting sensory experiences. Brightly-colored green buses decorated with stickers are a frequent sight on the bustling streets of the region along with yellow tuk-tuks and many motorcycles, all of whom switch in and out of lanes with great agility. On one hand, the small sizes of vehicles such as

The street art scene is rife and incorporates regional stylistic elements such as peacock feathers into the expressive art form, creating uniquely-themed art pieces that demand visual attention on the street corners.

Intriguing storefronts and snack stands also contributes to multilayered sensory experiences as one moves around the neighborhood. Stores selling different colors and flavors of the halwa, a local sweet known as sweetmeat, smell of spices and sugar. Tiny florist shops next to Hindu temples provide worshippers with various offerings that add further visual and olfactory complexity to the space.

THE STREETS OF KERALA

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The roads and streets of Kerala present rich and rapidly shifting sensory experiences. Brightly-colored green buses decorated with stickers are a frequent sight on the bustling streets of the region along with yellow tuk-tuks and many motorcycles, all of whom switch in and out of lanes with great agility. On one hand, the small sizes of vehicles such as

The street art scene is rife and incorporates regional stylistic elements such as peacock feathers into the expressive art form, creating uniquely-themed art pieces that demand visual attention on the street corners.

Intriguing storefronts and snack stands also contributes to multilayered sensory experiences as one moves around the neighborhood. Stores selling different colors and flavors of the halwa, a local sweet known as sweetmeat, smell of spices and sugar. Tiny florist shops next to Hindu temples provide worshippers with various offerings that add further visual and olfactory complexity to the space.

ON A BUS