The Capital Fort Kochi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... the “Cunarders” who had just hit town.
Next we visited a very famous church called St. Francis. This is where the famous Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama was originally buried when he died in Coachin back in the 16th century. You can see this church behind the fishing nets in the photo.
After the church we went to look at the locals using the famous Chinese fishing nets that were attached the shore and dropped large nets into the sea by way of ...
... with their eight month old son Lee. The kids are enchanted by the baby and Lee has cracked his first tooth, which Rana christens the Meat Tooth on account of it being so sharp.
Fort Cochin is a dusty old tourist town with winding roads full of overpriced ethnic clothes and jewellery, spice shops, wood carvings etc. We take the obligatory cheap tuk tuk ride taking in a few sights and then all the shops we need to stop at for the driver to get his commission. He ...
... in the south and works north the plan was to move north and outrun it (well, in theory anyway).
Kochi was really low key and we discovered just how low season this was - we could count the amount of westerners in the town on one hand. What we probably underestimated was that it would be hot......bloody hot and humid - kinda 40 deg and 100% humidity type of hot. We didn't really mind it, and maybe two or three changes of ...
... the Lakshadweep Islands. We found out that the Lakshadweep Is. Tourism is controlled by a government body. To go there we would have had to go by their ship, and stay at their escorts only. All in all a very expensive exercise. So, we decided against it, and will go to The Maldives next year on our way back from Oz. On 2 days we caught the ferry to the main city, called Erenakulam. We found the local whole sale markets on 1 of these trips, and I was able to ...
... of religious play and dance, with the initial part of the evening event being an invitation to watch the performers put on their make up. Faces and bodies are painted in outrageously exaggerated features and colors. Costumes are so grand, belled, pleated, cupcaked and whistled up they look difficult to balance in. The style uses a number of set facial expressions and physical movements to indicate various emotions or events. The 2 hour production we saw was one scene of ...