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Incredible India! (part 1)

March 1st 2015
From Kuala Lumpur I flew Air Asia to Kochi, located the southern state of Kerala in India. “Incredible India”, as its tourism slogan says, has been very high on the list of countries I wanted to visit and I finally made it! My first impressions were: “Crazy traffic, a different world, very interesting and cheap”!!! India is known to the outside world as a dirty country with low hygiene st ... 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
1st March 2015

Love those backwaters!
I love hearing that there are parts of India that aren't crowded and noisy. And such exotic things--thread out of coconut fiber, lunch on a banana leaf (I love that!), and a sign prohibiting menstruating women from entering a Hindu Temple! You are really in an exotic land! I have to say that I agree with you about traveling alone--I prefer it! I love meeting up with people, but that constant compromising takes a lot of effort. Great that you're off on the next part yourself--you never know who you'll meet!
5th March 2015

Hi Tara, Thanks for your comment. Hahahah yes, India is exotic and interesting, so different than anywhere else I've been so far. And yes, that compromising is very annoying. Even when it's just two of you it could take a lot of effort, let alone five people ;-)
11th May 2015

Nice picture
Authentic picture of Kerala life. I really like Kerala & its beautiful nature. I just love the natural beauty of Kerala.

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