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An Evening at Inchathotty

We were racing against time and sped on the road that meandered through endless rubber plantations to Inchathotty. Though we couldn’t make it on time for the sunset, the orange hue that lingered over the horizon along with mist wrapped distant hills and lush green surroundings made a picturesque frame. It drizzled incessantly and the serene Periyar flowed without a gurgle below the popular suspension bridge at Inchathotty. We were awed by the pretty picture that nature painted, and gazed at ...
Tags: Travel, R Niranjan Das, Niranjan Das, River Periyar, Kothamangalam, Inchathotty, Kerala Inchathotty, Kerala Popular

Kochi- A Colonial Melting Pot...!!

"If Canton (China) is where you make your money, then Cochin is the place to spend it", said the middle ages Italian traveller, Niccolo de Conti.  Kochi also known as Cochin has forever seduced travellers and traders and moored them to its shores for ages. This island town that still exhibits glimpses of its glorious past can best be described as a colonial melting pot. Kochi became prominent when a natural port was formed after River Periyar flooded the Muziris port at Kodungallur, north...
Tags: India, David, Netherlands, Broadway, Vasco Da Gama, Lisbon, Kerala, Santa Cruz, Hill, Basilica, Kochi, Canton China, Cherai, Indian Navy, Vasco, Kashi