Ponmudi Hill Station provides a cool, comfortable refuge from the heat near sea level. These cabins and a restaurant offer tourist services. Forest covers the steep hillsides all around, and a tea plantation operates on a neighbouring mountain.
Coloured pencil sketch of the view south from one of the terraces at Ponmudi Hill Station. The clouds shifted constantly, sometimes throwing the mountains under deep shadow, and sometimes allowing the sun through. By the end of the day, the side effects of Cyclone Helen caused rain to flood the roads in the cities.
The builder set a spoked wheel into a house foundation to serve as a screen for a window. On the way to Ponmudi.