Abad Atrium Hotel
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... to Kochi in their writings, and in 1503 Kochi became the first European colonial settlement in India when it was occupied by the Portuguese. Later, both the Dutch and British occupied Kochi, resulting in the variety of architecture, food and other influences typical of today’s Kochi.Kochi is home to the Fort with its Dutch Palace and Jew Street. The oldest church in India sits ...
... and plants for medical use. We got such an extensive lesson that it is too much to repeat. It was interesting what I learned about "allspice". I had assumed that it was a spice mix but when I rubbed a leave from a shrub between my fingers I could clearly smell cardamom, clover and nutmeg.
We noticed a lot of building activities. Again much work is done by manual labor. Loading and offloading the barges is just done by manpower. We saw also women clearing a canal ...
... had no luck and the machine kept telling me to contact my bank. Of course, I assumed that my card had been frozen so walked back to my homestay to use their phone. That wasn't available so I was directed to a phone place "in town". There I was able to place a collect call to RBC who assured me my cards hadn't been frozen so it was a problem on the Indian end. I then located another ATM that all the tourists were using and voila success. ...
... understand the principle how it worked. I said it obviously works and left.
Next up was a walk to the area where fresh fish was on display. Negotiations were afoot for various options. There were fish [Lucas could not find the sear fish I tried last night], shrimp, calamari and langoustine. It is also a 'catch and carry' area where you buy your product and take it to a local restaurant to be cooked. The B Team will be likely so partaking tonight. ...
... lots of wildlife watching, with varying degrees of success. One of the best trips was a wonderfully atmospheric dawn birdwatching session in a high clearing in the jungle. Loud birdsong followed our path as birds of bright red, iridescent blue or yellow swooped from tree to tree as the sun rose. We also went for a walk (with an armed guard!!) through the forest in Periyar National Park where I got very excited because we saw fresh wild elephant poo ...