Travel Blogs from Kochi
We hired a driver to take us from Kumily to Kochi along the back roads stopping along the way. About 6-7 hours later, after driving through some incredible scenery, we arrived at our hotel near the airport. We flew to Mumbai the next morning for our final day in India.
... easily get into a slow rhythm here. Wake up, yoga, breakfast (muesli and milkshake) lie on the beach, some other form of Ayurvedic treatment, dinner (veg curry and paratha bread), beer (if you can find it). Seems like a holiday. The trouble is it doesn't feel like our sort of holiday, and what's more this place doesn't feel like India. It feels more like Jamaica and I'm not sure we need to chill out yet. There's more of India to see first.
Keep your peepers peeled for part 2.
... small grey suitcase. Most of the gravestones are very decayed. An elderly lady sits on a chair between decaying old gravestones and monuments and tells us stories we cannot understand.
I make lots of pictures in many backyards that seem to be linked together. When I am back where Chris is, we ask through our driver a few questions of the lady who invited us. She tells us there are 250 families living here that illegally occupied the land ...
... off travelling so hoping that we can find somewhere else to get some cash. Lucky for us Saj was kind enough to lend us some cash to make it through the day.
We spent the day wandering around Fort Cochin which appears to be a maze. We ended up going around in cirlcles about 3 or 4 times but also managed to stumble upon where the locals live and had great time saying hello to the kids.
The area is famous for the chinese fishing ...
... the same as the NHS! The 4 watch leaders arrived, no doctor on this voyage, I showed them to their bunks, but there was little else for them to do, one watchleader was coming on a later flight, so I did ask someone to make up her bed. I had to sign them all on board and check paper work - so far not too taxing! I finished the laundry (Steve had done most of it for me already), put out all the bedding - somehow making it more complicated than it needed to be, I hope I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility