Travel Blogs from Kochi
... we just sat there watching them work so hard in the baking sun.
After a few hours on the boat enjoying the scenery and looking at local life go on as normal - with women washing clothes in the river, children walking to school and men using the small boats on the river as their means of transport - we stopped and went by foot to a local beach where the fishermen were bringing their fish in from the sea to be auctioned. It was amazing to see ...
Today I moved from Laazar Guest House to Old Toms Mansion in the heart of Fort Koochi. I decided to have a bit of a quite day and try a manicure and pedicure. Firstly I headed to Kashi Art Cafe that everyone raves about. The cold coffee and fresh carrot cake was scrumptious. I figured the manicure could not possibly be as bad as the last one. Both the manicure and pedicure were excellent, they cleaned under my ...
... huge thunderstorm, it was rain like I've never seen before I thought the roof was going to collapse in, so we had not much option to stay in and figure out plans for the next day with hope the weather was going to be good! The next day... Weather started out with tiny little showers but very quickly cleared up and the sun popped out. We booked a day trip through the backwaters on a boat and into little villages where the poorer ...
... even in India, the beautiful game has a higher standing than cricket. (Just kidding)
My new hostel is 4 times cheaper than the hotel and it's actually not too bad. A great location in the middle of town and it's full of other travellers. The free wifi is also a welcome bonus. My days now seem to revolve around eating. I find a nice cafe or restaurant and sit there for a few hours before returning to the hostel and then ...
... and then mom arranged for us to go on an autorickshaw tour with Haris. Saw all the main attractions around town – old Portuguese method of fishing, laundry/ironing place, ginger being dried and bought for spices/teas/soap, candle makers, vishna café for a traditional vegetarian Thali lunch, mom and Les ended up taking turns driving the auto rickshaw – fun day, full of lots ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility