India, India 2016

Kochi, Kerala

After a day tour through the backwaters of Kerala, I spent a couple of days in Kochi. This city was once one of the most important trading centers of India. Traders and explores came here from very different places. It was occupied by the Portuguese at the beginning of the 16th century, and later by the… Continue reading Kochi, Kerala

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India, India 2016

Backwaters, Kerala

The Kerala backwaters are a network of lagoons, rivers and channels running along the Malabar Coast. It is a heaven for nature lovers! We took a day tour which was enough for us according to our schedule. However, those wishing to spend more time in this piece of paradise have the option to stay overnight in… Continue reading Backwaters, Kerala

India, India 2016

Periyar National Park, Kerala

After our short stay in Jaipur, my friend and I traveled to Kerala. We took a morning flight from Delhi to Cochin. From Cochin, we took a local bus headed to Kumily, a town located outside of  Periyar National Park. It took us at least five hours to reach this town and arrived at night. The following morning… Continue reading Periyar National Park, Kerala