Fort Kochi. Things to do.

Well after the life on the beaches in Goa seeing both the good and the bad I have been spending the last week In Fort Kochi and old fishing town in Kerala which was given over to the Portugese in 1503 and you can see a lot of their influence in the architecture. But what is there to do in this area.

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Well for starters you can get a ferry across to Vypin and then a bus to Cheria beach which has 10 kilometers of golden sand and watch the sun go down while swimming in the warm waters.

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Cherai beach

Walk along the front where the chinese fishing nets are and check out the little stalls selling anything from fresh fish, to bracelets. Maybe even have a go operating the nets yourself.

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Its a hard life the hobo life.

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Lifting the chinese fishing nets in Fort Kochi

 

Have lunch with a cold coffee and admire the art at the Kashi art cafe. The prices are good and the artwork amazing.

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Kashi art cafe Fort Kochi

Take one of the tourist boats and have a short cruise up and down the coast line and see Fort Kochi from sea.

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Chinese fishing nets viewed from the sea.

Chill out for the full day with a Kerala cruise on a traditional boat on the backwaters. Traditional lunch with an indian family is included.

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Traditional Kerala boat tours.

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Lunch on the Kerala backwaters with an Indian family.

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Give the guy a rest and Punt the boat down the backwaters yourself.

Even though I have been in Fort Kochi for only a week I still managed to fit plenty in. I found the area chilled and relaxed and a lot more laid back then some of India that I have seen so far.

Thanks for reading.

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4 Responses to Fort Kochi. Things to do.

  1. Lee Giblin says:

    Just had a good look at your adventures so far & a little reading practice for Leah.
    She said to put ” we wish we we’re there!”
    I said we can go do it all one day!! lol

    • Gary the Hobo says:

      There are some places she would love I am sure. Especially some of the beaches and the ladies in pretty Sari’s Lee, and I am sure Goa would have some places for you too mate.

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