Travel Blogs from Kochi, India

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Udaipur to Kochin, via Delhi, by plane!, Kochi, India travel blog

Udaipur to Kochin, via Delhi, by plane!

A travel blog entry by nickj

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... here! We hopped into the taxi that the B&B had arranged for us and set off. My first impression was that the south of India seemed far more sophisticated that the north somehow, there was more of a mix of 'familiar' cars on the roads, lots of ...

Harbour at Ft. Cochin - Part 1, Cochin, India travel blog

Harbour at Ft. Cochin - Part 1

A travel blog entry by babadon

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Mar. 31/11 (Part 1)This was my last full day in Cochin.  So to beat the heat I decided to take a harbour cruise.  Here follows some snippits, The boat was called the Bay Watch.  Its sister ship: Sea Queen.  It was run by a young man ...

Roastin in Cochin, Kochi, India travel blog

Roastin in Cochin

A travel blog entry by countyman

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... night. The first day I went for a walk around and found a ferry crossing the harbour to Fort Kochi, a peninsular which contains the first European church in India and the oldest Synagogue in the British Empire, it is also home to the Chinese fishing ...

On the run..., Kochi, India travel blog

On the run...

A travel blog entry by 2eejits-explore

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... on the ''beach'' (it's not a beach).  Comparable to hanging out in a rubbish bin (they don't have such luxury's in India), with a slightly more intense smell of fish, more mosquitos than grains of sand, and being stared at by a pack of dogs and a ...

Mad dogs and British women...aka Palolem., Kochi, India travel blog

Mad dogs and British women...aka Palolem.

A travel blog entry by kat.in.a.hat

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... were really enjoyed by everyone, especially the impressions /acting round! By this point me and Naomi had come to the realisation that India couldn't handle both of us on a big night out at the same time ( or retrospectively we have decided this). We ...

Kerala- Culture, Cuisine and Kathakali, Kochi, India travel blog

Kerala- Culture, Cuisine and Kathakali

A travel blog entry by joandluke

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Welcome to Kerala: God's Own Country proclaimed the signs as we touched down in Kochi, South India. Quite which God they were referring to I'm not sure, as Kochi is a veritable mishmash of religions. Here in Kochi, the oldest church in India, built by the ...

Katherines First Synagogue, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

Katherines First Synagogue

A travel blog entry by dolly_would...

... island split.  One way led back to Fort Cocin  and was lined with shops selling exorbitantly priced goods from all over India.  Heading in the other direction, however, was like stepping through a time warp (well, it's just a step to the ...

Chenin Blanc Day, Kochi, India travel blog

Chenin Blanc Day

A travel blog entry by cytravel

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... Kerry's friend liked the setting but hadn't actually eaten there. We had the choice of a long drive or short ferry ride back to Fort Kochi.  We choose the ferry.  The line was long and the ferry was small.  We had to wait for over an hour ...

Volunteering in Kochi, Kochi, India travel blog

Volunteering in Kochi

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... looking away for the next half an hour so I move seats, only to be greeted by another starer. So it is in India. I spend the next few days in Kochi working with the NGO Mad, as described in my first blog chapter. MAD is a very clever model for an NGO. ...

Chinese fishing nets & Kathakali dancing in Cochin, Kochi, India travel blog

Chinese fishing nets & Kathakali dancing in Cochin

A travel blog entry by cubansteve80

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Jungles, watersnakes and... Jewtown?, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

Jungles, watersnakes and... Jewtown?

A travel blog entry by joe_cox

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After about a solid week of rain, 10 days without drinking alcohol and a non-stop day of bus journies, Ellie and I arrived into Kerala, in a place called Fort Cochin. By complete coincidence when we walked into our first hostel we bumped into another ...

Belle île en mer, Kochi, India travel blog

Belle île en mer

A travel blog entry by sylvaine

... . Certes, du côté le plus "propre" de la plage mais quand même... Car oui, notre équipe de voyageurs a d'autres standards. A Kochi, on a donc dormi dans une guesthouse à 6€ la nuit mais dîné dans un restaurant de luxe... Fallait bien qu'on ...

The backwaters of Kerala in seven slow hours, Kochi, India travel blog

The backwaters of Kerala in seven slow hours

A travel blog entry by darafly

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... Fort Cochin, seafood at Malabar Junction, a restaurant attached to a place the guide book calls 'the best boutique hotel in India.' We shouldn't have such champagne tastes on our lemonade money, but it seemed exactly what the doctor ordered. Tiger prawns ...

Fisher Folk of Fort Cochin, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

Fisher Folk of Fort Cochin

A travel blog entry by mollyandrob

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... streets and taking in some of the sights. We went to St Francis church first, the oldest Portuguese built building in India, then we continued along the seafront to see the fishermen and their Chinese fishing nets. Their nets were huge and extremely ...

Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India travel blog

Kochi (Cochin), Kerala

A travel blog entry by yushim

After a day on the backwaters and walking around Alleppey. Took an evening 2 hour bus to ...

Lakshadweep here I come, via Kochi (Cochin), Kochi, India travel blog

Lakshadweep here I come, via Kochi (Cochin)

A travel blog entry by amgrant

Fly from Chennai across to the SW coast of India, to Kochi in Kerala. Due to leave for the Lakshadweep islands from here, tomorrow. First trip in an autorickshaw... Built to comfortably sit 3 slim passengers, we managed at a squeeze to fit in, ...

I hope you're sat down..................., Fort Cochin, India travel blog

I hope you're sat down...................

A travel blog entry by simonchegwyn

... ; Unfortunately all the intake of liquid meant I needed a 'comfort' break and I kept an eye out for a suitable isolated location. In India people just stop and go but I prefer to be a little more discreet.  So, I was in severe discomfort by the ...

A small world, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

A small world

A travel blog entry by simonchegwyn

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... start before a visit to the Dutch palace. It  was 5 rupees to enter and was one of the best exhibits I've ever seen in India. 500 year old artwork painted on the walls and all laid out in a similar way to a UK museum. It was really good. From one ...

"Uno" and onwards to Cochin

A travel blog entry by rosie_scarlett

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The next morning when we woke up Jon,Jill and Daniel had left for their flight back to London. We left later on to go to the train station to our next destination which was Cochin. We met a girl called Anu and her brother and we all ...

Well, we survived....., Kochi, India travel blog

Well, we survived.....

A travel blog entry by cotysmore

... We have a new best friend now.  A tuk tuk driver who is taking us on a two hour tour of the island (of Fort Kochi) tomorrow for 150 rupees ((£1.80).  Mind you, we had to help him get a free tablespoon of petrol earlier by letting him ...

Fort Cochin - but no fort!, Kochi, India travel blog

Fort Cochin - but no fort!

A travel blog entry by thesunchasers

... ask us tonnes of questions - my favourite being do the English really have fish and chips for breakfast!  Bless him! Kochi is the place to experience true Keralan culture and we saw a fantastic Kathakali performance complete with applying the make ...

Cochin, calor calor, Fort Kochi, India travel blog

Cochin, calor calor

A travel blog entry by ericetmanu

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... en pierre, la nuit a 500Rps, negocie brillement par Germain 350Rps!! Rick-shaw/taxi a la gare pour aller jusqu a l embarcadere pour Kochi: prendre un pre payer devant la gare, ca coutera seulement 28Rps, au lieu de 50 voir plus selon la nego avec un ...

Welcome to Kerala; New Trip and New Friends, Kochi, India travel blog

Welcome to Kerala; New Trip and New Friends

A travel blog entry by egypt1am

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... costs I reckon �� After a lovely nights sleep we packed up and left the hotel to explore Kochin for a few hours. Kochi or Cochin is a city that has been ruled by most of the great european superpowers from the 14th century. born in storm, ...

Wobbly head syndrome, Kochi to Gokarna, India travel blog

Wobbly head syndrome

A travel blog entry by cheza

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... - it is still India! We like this place though - the people are friendly and it was interesting to see the oldest church in India where Vasco De Gama's tomb is. The massive Chinese fishing nets were also impressive - we will post a photo if we can. But ...

Blessed be thy clean bedsheets, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

Blessed be thy clean bedsheets

A travel blog entry by jenifertravels

... way from my pores, mingle with fresh sweat and roll down my skin in rivulets. Thank God train stations, especially in India, lack mirrors. Bodies lay everywhere, 99% of them male, enjoying, somewhat frustratingly, what appears to be fantastically deep ...

Fort Cochin, Fort Cochin, India travel blog

Fort Cochin

A travel blog entry by louisaellerker

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... worth paying! The thing I noticed most about Kerela is the fact that it is the most developed state I have been to in India. Most of the buildings are fairly Mediterranean style and there aren't really any shacks which people live in. It's also one of ...

Fort Cochin, Kochi, India travel blog

Fort Cochin

A travel blog entry by smirkleby

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... 24 hours and highly recommended to anyone who comes here. When we got back to Cochin we found that there was a cricket match soon: India had beaten Australia 2-0 in the test series and they were playing a 1-day match in Kochi on the mainland.  We had ...

I LOVE MY INDIA!, Kochi, India travel blog

I LOVE MY INDIA!

A travel blog entry by zolab

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... Then the Dutch came and then the British. Now the government of the state of Kerala is communist, the only place in India with a communist government. The elections are this week so there are signs everywhere. We saw the Dutch Palace, which had ...

Butter Naan now, Fort Kochi, India travel blog

Butter Naan now

A travel blog entry by kathryn

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... Polly again...so after the tranquility of a couple of days cruising the backwaters, up the coast we headed to Fort Kochi. I was now (somewhat unfairly I feel) being labelled by my fellower travellers (Kathryn "I am a seasoned traveller" Graham and Sara ...

Aug 04, 2011, Kochi, India travel blog

Aug 04, 2011

A travel blog entry by julie-mayer

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