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Cochin

Mon.Apr.25,arrived in Cochin at noon.After all the formalities I did not go ashore. Tue.26 Tour "Highlights of Cochin and Harbour Cruise" Cochin is built on interconnected islands and peninsulas.It is in the state of Kerala,a communist state that is democratic.It is one third the size of...

permalink written by  edoyle on April 27, 2011 from Cochin, India
from the travel blog: World Cruise



Cochin

We hired a tuk tuk to take us around to all of the interesting sights of Cochin. We saw how the Chinese fishnets operate. These nets were evidently designed by the Chinese over 1,000 years ago and are still being used. They are manually lowered into the water from land and, after...

permalink written by  rcodel on April 25, 2011 from Cochin, India
from the travel blog: World Cruise - 2011



Fort Cochin & the Chinese Fishing nets

Cochin is most famous for the Chinese fishing nets....which are pretty much as they sound ;-) So we of course saw these, and the really cool thing is that you can see all the fresh fish catches of the day pick what you like & then get it cooked. Simples! We also had a great Rickshaw driver who...

permalink written by  mich_and_dan_moors on March 23, 2011 from Cochin, India
from the travel blog: mich_and_dan_moors's Travel Blog



Fort Cochin, India

After Hampi, Randal and I left Hospet and headed south to Fort Kochin, Kerla...with a day spent in Bangalore... I found Fort Kochin to be a colourful place with one of the main events for us watching the local fishermen bringing back the days catch...Kerla is an area made up of many small...

permalink written by  willrob on February 17, 2010 from Cochin, India
from the travel blog: Rob Williams 'a year in the making'



Kochi

Before I start on Kochi, I forgot to tell you guys about our taxi ride to the airport in the last blog. We gave ourselves an hour to get to the airport in Kolkata. Turns out this was a little tight. Luckily, taxi drivers (well, all drivers really) in India are fearless. We asked him to go...

permalink written by  Capto on February 1, 2010 from Cochin, India
from the travel blog: Two months in Limbo



Driving and stuff

Hooray. Kerala. Another island of tranquility in a sea of chaos. And no need to get back on the truck for 4 days. By which time it will hopefully be fixed and we'll be reunited with our other driver. In his absence I've been riding up front with Dan for the past few days and so have had a...

permalink written by  phileasdogg on October 10, 2008 from Cochin, India
from the travel blog: Planes, Trains & Taxiwallahs



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