We wake to early morning fishing activity on the harbour. We now have a new tour guide - Philip and he takes us, after breakfast, on a brief city tour, meandering off Wellingdon Island to Old Kochi - Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. Our first stop is a church built in about 1510 by friars brought here by Vasco da Gama. Namely - The Church of St. Francis, the first built by Europeans, became a model for Christian churches in India. Having passed away on Chr...
Journey of the Senses INDIA
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This is our first day without the large group. Last night we had a great farewell dinner. Some were leaving already after supper, others staged through the night and early morning. Only 5 of the group are going on to southern India. Nazir and Rouf (tour coordinators) have organized a small bus to take us to the airport along with a travel manager to make sure we get properly checked through. Our flight is at 11:40 a.m. and we have only a short wait and...