If you ever get a chance to visit Kerala, India, make sure you spend some time with the birds at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. I took an early morning walk with a guide who showed me the different birds, their migration trends and why they find solitude in this cherished piece of land in Kerala. The 4-mile walk is a treat. As you walk, you see the immense beauty of nature…at times you feel that you are powerless. The breathtaking scenery ends when you climb atop an artificial watching point and view the birds. They are amazing!