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Today was a looooong day. In the morning, we went to the pool and we hung out. Then, we had lunch. After that, we had to go to Kochi in India. We had to take a 5 hour car ride. Yay. So the driver got us there and we thanked him. I would rather take a 2 hour flight there. Then we got into our hotel and we had dinner. And here I am, almost going to …
... to the museum, there were of course vendors trying to sell us things. I guess I have a look on my face that says “go away” because they only ask me if I want something once and when I don’t answer, they go away. I only ever say something to them when they touch me. At that point I would say “Celo!” It is pronounced like the instrument, cello. Depending on how it is said, it can either mean “go” as if you were telling a taxi driver to go, ...
... more sense to me, since i never really sit on the public toilets at home anyway, and quite frankly, once you get the aim down, it's just way easier to get the job done. But seriously, so gross and sooo smelly. There. Got that out of the way. When daylight breaks, i hop on a local bus that takes me to Fort Kochi. Fort Kochi is a little area of Cochin that has tons of little guesthouses and rooms for rent. I get myself ...
... and to the Vedanta hostel there.
Cochin is an old colonial place and apparently has the largest sea port in Asia and the largest fish freezing plant in Asia. We had driven past a number of churches and Xavier explained that Kerala is mostly a Catholic state, although in Fort Cochin is a place called Jew town with a big synagogue which we didn't manage to visit just yet.
After checking into the hostel and chatting to the very friendly Anoop who has been ...
... nuts but absolutely hilarious. When we got on we saw the ferry had a capacity of 100 and everyone had a seat anyway. Getting off was exactly the same. Even tho the ferry stopped there and everyone was getting off they still couldn't seem to understand that if you just wait a few seconds everyone can get off one by one. But they still climbed over people, jumped over seats and pushed people out the way. Those Indians ...