Did a solo bike ride to Munnar, clocking 400KMs overall. The road is in very good condition from Adimali except few broken patches. I did not stop at the town and drove directly towards Marayoor side, crossing Kannan Devan hills. It is a scenic route with greenery all over the place. Evening I drove towards… Read More Munnar
On a morning ride I found this beautiful view about 10km from my house. Its west facing, so I planned to go again on an evening to see the sunset & I got the second photo. Guess the coconut tree in this picture!
My 11th Calendar. Favourite photos from 2020 for Calendar 2021. This year I was fortunate to travel a lot locally and all the pictures are captured around 100KM radius from my home town Pala. Location names are embedded in the photos. Click here to view all my previous calendars.
Most overrated place in Kerala, all because of this beautiful film called Ordinary. Its a single road, one-way from Ranni which goes via Gavi to Vandiperiyar. On the way there are 5 water dams and power stations associated with it and I guess thats the only reason a road was constructed in the middle of… Read More Gavi
See the route map below, I drew a 200 km long Heart at the Heart of Kerala in my bike. First headed towards Idukki from Pala. Stopped at Nadukani view point to see the breathtaking view of Moolamattom town. From the view point you can see the town as a valley between two mountains. The… Read More Idukki
Previous day I visited Kumarakom and halted in Kottayam in my sister’s place. Morning I started from Kottayam towards Kollam. After driving through NH 47 for sometime, I could see the Arabian sea parallel to the road on my right side. Randomly stopped at a point and was lucky to found this small hidden beach.… Read More Kollam
Morning when I started riding to Poonjar from home in Pala, I had no further plans. But after reaching there I felt the drive was finished soon. Then I saw a signboard to Sabarimala and picked up that direction. The thought process was to drive till the roads are good and I am not tired.… Read More Sabarimala
Drove to Kuttikanam, my cousin also joined in his bike. We started from home after breakfast. The roads are amazing for bikers till Kuttikanam. From there we headed towards vagamon and then back to Pala via Thodupuzha. Here are some of the photos, please see them in a big screen instead of mobile.
Vembanad lake view from the resort we stayed in Kumarakom.
Problem We have multiple Spark jobs running during ETL phase of our application. Some of them are really large and complicated jobs which takes hours to complete. One of such job, which uses GraphX & Pregal libraries, started failing after running for sometime. We use Spark History server to debug any jobs after they are… Read More Missing Spark History logs