Strolling the Fort February 25th 2006 I caught a Rs 2.50 ferry across to Fort Cochin this morning to allow me to visit Fort Cochin itself as well as Mattancherry, the two most picturesque parts of Kochi. The harbour doesn't quite fall into that category, being dominated more by container ships than smaller vessels.
A short walk from the Fort Cochin ferry terminal brought me to one of Kerala's most famous sights - the row of Chines ... 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 quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
I took a ... full info