On a hike to Cam Thanh, drying palm fronds lay either side of the road to be woven into a roof or circular boat. Alleyways led to the water’s edge where fishing boats lay idle. The landscape reminded me of Kerala as I approached Nypa Wetlands. Only the sound of a rooster’s crow broke the silence. Continue reading Cam Thanh Fishing Village
Kochi Chinese fishing net — Photo courtesy: Hans A Roshach — Wikimedia Commons
I think Goa is over rated while Cochin is under rated. The green city with its coconut-fringed waterways was paradise. It was hard to escape the sea and the Chinese fishing nets that swish into the sea, not that I wanted to.
Kerala fish curry — Photo courtesy: Ramesh N.G. — Wikimedia Commons
Do you believe you’re a curry buff?
I thought I was. I was sure I could eat any curry, no matter how hot and enjoy it. I did until I arrived in Cochin. Continue reading Kerala curry
Kovalam Beach — Kerala Tourish — Wikimedia Commons
Ever dreamed of having a tropical beach to yourself? When I arrived at Kovalam Beach in the seventies, that’s exactly what I found. Continue reading A dream came true in India