Abad Airport Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kochi
... some food and played with the 3 little week old kittens they had whilst waiting for the rain to stop. We continued on to the square surrounded by little stalls, Chinese fishing nets, the fish market and food court. Lastly we walked down Princess street, the more western Street with lots of restaurants, jewellery, fabric and handicraft shops.
In the morning we went over to watch the Chinese fishing nets in action. One of the fishermen called us over so ...
... longer than the actual ride because you’re an out-of-towner. Calcutta is similar to Bangalore, a moderate to high amount of auto rickshaw subterfuge, and Bombay is the best: Absolutely no undercutting and walk-aways. They have the meter and always use the meter, and you never have to question their route. Indians say it’s because Bombay is just like that. People follow the law, the cops are better than in other cities and people don’t try to extract ...
So here I am in India (I can't quite believe it) where I have come to meet my parents. After two days in Delhi we flew down to Kerala on the south western coast of India. After two weeks in chilly, scam-filled Uttar Pradesh my parents assure me that Kerala is a different world to the north of India. More relaxed, multicultural, wealthier, literate (and interestingly, the first place in the world to freely elect a communist government), Kerala is where ...
... are visitors. We also spotted the stunning St Francis Church and Santa Monica basilica on our meander through the character filled streets.
In our evenings we saw a traditional South Indian Dancing and Katakhali. The dancing is, as we had experienced in Delhi, memorizing. The costumes and poise of the performers are stunning, with their outfits perfectly accentuating so many of the traditional poses and movements. The Katakhali was something completely different. It is ...
... their words, the animals, the plants, the mountains and waves, the moon shifted onto its side like the horns of a buffalo or the mark on Shiva’s forehead. India is a place that we love without it asking us to. India is a place that we will never understand fully, the people who call Bharat their home don’t seem to either. India is majestic and pathetic. Consummate and disintegrating, somewhere lost in time no doubt where history and modernity smash together like two continents ...
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