Travel Blogs from Trichur
Next stop Kochi! This place was great. We were staying in a lovely homestay surrounded by a huge garden full of ducks, budgies and a rabbit! We did a day tour in a tuk tuk and saw a few churches. Strangely though, there are a lot of hindu and buddist influences in the art work. Over here Jesus tends to be standing on or have a lotus flower in his hands. He also has flower garlands and prayer beads around his neck. It also seems compulsory for him to ...
... afternoon went on, the journey took far longer than the driver anticipated, even so, we still had to call into the car park at Thrissur as we went through, so he couod see his friend, but as his mobile phone battery had gone flat, he couldn't call his friend, and all that really happened was that we went out of our way, he strained his head around looking to spot his pal for 10 minutes and then we left... We went back onto the crowded roads and evenatually reached ...
... sure I really fancied that anyway to be honest. But Amritsar I definately do fancy as you have all those immense temples and its supposed to be a tranquil place. So the plan is Delhi, Amritsar for a few days then Delhi for the last night and home. 10 nights total now until I am back in the western world and I am thinking where the time went. We sepnd a typical day here in Kerala sleeping in late, then hitting the German Bakery (which is upstairs from our place) for some ...
... called 'sallaman" (salmon?) We had a whole fish each and it stared at us with one eye as we ate him. Nita''s Mike found it very off-putting and turned his chap around so he couldn't watch. So I had two eyes watching me.
Then came the drama - the guys wanted beers; not available at our restaurant; a lurking tout said a nearby shop had beers; off we set while our chosen fish were being grilled; the "beer-shop" was a tourist shop selling Indian stuff; beers ...
... of course when I show up at 1am, the place was locked and the lights were out. I banged on the door till I woke the manager up and got him to let me in.
At this point, I have about 24 hours before I have to go back to the airport for my flight back to Delhi.
I woke up at the crack of dawn and went down to the pier to get a ticket for a backwater canoe trip. I had the best vadas and sambar of my life at a chai shop up the street while I wated for the ticket window to open. ...
Other places to stay in Trichur
TB Road, Trichur | Hotelfrom $77
P.O.Box No.651, Trichur | 4 star hotelfrom $81