Kochi (formerly Cochin)

Day 52 – THURSDAY 12th March 2015

Our guide today, Sebastian, made tour today really good. Pictures and comments say it all.

Kochi 1 - Indian driving test - they have do an H
Kochi 1 – Indian driving test – they have do an H
Kochi 2 - Dhoby Khana laundry

Kochi 2 – Dhoby Khana laundry

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi 3 - Dhoby Khana laundry - not a patch on the one in Mumbai

Kochi 3 – Dhoby Khana laundry – not a patch on the one in Mumbai

Kochi 4 - Dhoby Khana laundry drying room - they use twisted rope instead of pegs

Kochi 4 – Dhoby Khana laundry drying room – they use twisted rope instead of pegs

Kochi 5 - Dhoby Khana laundry ironing room

Kochi 5 – Dhoby Khana laundry ironing room

Kochi 6 - Sebastian and Lyn at St Francis Church built in 1506

Kochi 6 – Sebastian and Lyn at St Francis Church built in 1506

Kochi 7 - Vasco de Gamas tomb inside St Francis Church

Kochi 7 – Vasco de Gamas tomb inside St Francis Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi 8 - Dutch Colonial house inside the fort waals

Kochi 8 – Dutch Colonial house inside the fort waals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi 8 - Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 8 – Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 9 - Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 9 – Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 10 - Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 10 – Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 11 - Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 11 – Fishing Kochi style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi 12 - Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 12 – Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 13 - Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 13 – Fishing Kochi style

Kochi 14 - AUD4000 gold leaf elephant - I offered AUD300 and got a laugh from the salesman

Kochi 14 – AUD4000 gold leaf elephant – I offered AUD300 and got a laugh from the salesman

Kochi 15 - Synagogue Clock Tower

Kochi 15 – Synagogue Clock Tower

Kochi 16 - Synagogue Clock Tower

Kochi 16 – Synagogue Clock Tower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi 17 - Street in Jew Town

Kochi 17 – Street in Jew Town

Kochi 18 - Inside a spice shop in Jew Town

Kochi 18 – Inside a spice shop in Jew Town

Kochi 19 - Race boat needs 110 crew

Kochi 19 – Race boat needs 110 crew

Kochi 20 - Mattancherry Palace - built by Portuguese for King of Cochin

Kochi 20 – Mattancherry Palace – built by Portuguese for King of Cochin

Kochi 21 - Arabian Sea fishing fleet

Kochi 21 – Arabian Sea fishing fleet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi Synagogue

Kochi Synagogue

Kochi Synagogue - hand painted Chinese floor tiles

Kochi Synagogue – hand painted Chinese floor tiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kochi Synagogue

Kochi Synagogue

Kochi Synagogue - hand painted Chinese floor tiles

Kochi Synagogue – hand painted Chinese floor tiles

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