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Chinese fishing nets at Fort Kochi  

Chinese fishing nets at Fort Kochi

A well-oiled new Year...

January 1st 2007
Bry: After a fairly comfortable hour or so ride from Allepey to Ernakulum the city was a bit of a change; tower blocks and advertising hoardings, quite a difference from the backwaters. After a load of faffing at the train station to book our onward journeys, which Tom will no doubt say more about we hopped on the Ferry to Kochi, all of 1.5 rupees each (2 pence ish). Kochi is different again, with ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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