Chinese Fishing Nets Catch a Tiddler November 10th 2006 The first thing that I noticed when I arrived in Fort Cochin was the European influence on the buildings and architecture. The Dutch, Portuguese and the British have all ruled here over the centuries. Grand buildings and large churches give the island a home like feel.
There are many home-stays in Cochin and along with 3 other friends we found a particularly nice one not far from the town cente ... 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
My name is Steve and I live in Berkshire in the UK. I was talking to Dad one day about amazing places and sights that must be seen before you die when it suddenly dawned on me. It had been 8 years since I started working for Rubicon and it was time to do something different.
So in April 2006 I decided I would go travelling around the world and so far I've visited Scotland, India, Thailand and Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Australia. Keep up to date with my travels by subscribing to my travel blog. See you round the world.
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