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Cochin, India- Out and About

Cochin, also known as Kochi, is a port city in southwest India and the first of our stops in India.

 

Mattancherry Palace/ Museum
aka non-museum pictures from a museum.

The Portuguese built and gifted the palace as a present to the king of Cochin around 1545. It was built to appease the king after they plundered a temple nearby. It is now a museum with murals of Hindu temple art and other exhibits. The day of our visit was very crowded, and photography was prohibited in many of the rooms.

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Ornate ceiling

 

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Figure at the end of a staff


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Out and About
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I do not believe the young man at the far right is looking at Art & Antiques.


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Along the beach
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Chinese Fishing Nets, formerly known as "shore-operated lift nets," were introduced by Chinese explorers in the 14th century. They are now primarily tourist attractions, replaced by more modern fishing methods.


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Tuk Tuk air conditioning

Harbor Tour

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A row of Chinese Fishing Nets


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Closeup of the second big boat from the right. 'Always essential to see where you are going!


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Sailing away

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Cochin, India
05/04/24

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