North to Kochi. December 11th 2007 Kochi (formerly Cochin) is Kerala's most popular tourist destination. It has a large port & is historically the site of much peaceful foreign contact. Fort Cochin & Mattancherry, the older parts of the city, have quite an assortment of sights & architectural styles as a result of this history. It pretty much came into being as the result of flooding, which created a natural, safe harbour at its cu ... read more
Asia » India » Kerala » Kochi 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
I'm a Melbourne-based Australian secondary school teacher. I took some LSL back in 2007 & travelled a bit of Asia, taught in outback WA in 2008, was part of some social justice trips to Southern India in 2009, 2010 & 2013. I've also managed some other smaller, but no less exciting, travel along the way.
It seems I got really lazy, as I neglected this travel blog between 2013 & 2018 despite having the most worthy material to write about. During this time I was lucky enough to squeeze in travel to parts of Sri Lanka, USA, New Zealand, Turkey, Vietnam, Hobart & Perth.
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