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... even know my name until halfway through!) Hahaha that seems to be a common factor in SAS :) It's so unusual cause when you meet someone typically now-a-days you get their cellphone number...add them on Facebook...stalk their lives...am I right?! Well here we barley know each others names and we all consider each other family...kinda cool right? haha anyway, Rachelle and I walked through the markets bought some trinkets, walked all along the Indian ocean water, saw ...
... the spice markets that had every spice known to man! Its a bit different seeing 80 lb sacks of cardamon or black pepper berries, as opposed to a small bag we get back home. The spices are shipped to markets all over the world, just like old Vasco, who died and was buried in the local church, only to have his bones dug up 15 years later and shipped back to Portugal!
The town has a number of interesting sites to visit, like the oldest ...
... Portuguese and British buildings as well as the old Chinese Finishing nets. It has a couple of not very appealing beaches but it was a nice stroll (even if we had to stop every few meters to have our pictures taken by locals until we had enough and had to fend them off). Fort Kochi has a laid back and relaxed atmosphere to it. It has quite a few cool and quirky looking restaurants and cafes. However, we found the food disappointing and pricy. In fact, the only ...
... pond obviously contained fish and I was staggered by the amount of kingfishers that were swooping down and feeding. I've never seen so many. On investigating the pond later I saw an elderly man being 'cleaned' by these little fish and also a rather large terrapin bobbing around. Anyway, having seen a similar thing at a mall in London, and this clearly being free - I popped my tootsies in. What a strange feeling ...
... and put the 150mls of petrol remaining in the bottle in the tuktuk and eventually restarted it! I was thinking that that was never enough to get us to Willington island and back, but he pulled into a garage and bought another litre' but still left 100 most or so in the bottle, he obviously likes driving on empty - not sure how good it is if or the engine! Safely back I had a final drink before we set off to sea ...