FUN-travel: Cochin Chic

November 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Cochin Chic 

  • Brunton Boatyard…

…Bayside Hotel Bonus

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The Blushing Bride

What are the chances?…

  • Got invited…

…to the hotel owners son…

…Siddharth & Shreya’s

…intimate wedding reception…

…of only 600…

…close family and friends…

…held on the park like grounds.

  • And it was a love marriage…

…not arranged….

…both architects…

…met in school…

…and fell in love..

How sweet is that?

  • Mingled with crowd…

…in search of most striking women…

…and beautiful sari’s.

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Dressed for the Wedding. Just Kidding!

  • Spotted these two…

…asked to take picture…

…turns out they are…

…the best friend with…

…mother of the bride!

FUN-fact – This city is filled with parks…

…lovely homes…

…and India’s version…

…of Miami style high rises…

…along the waterways.

FUN-travel: Multi Cultural Cochin

November 28, 2016 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Multi Cultural Cochin 

  • The Old City…is a cultural melting pot… with its Portuguese fort… Dutch influenced architecture… Catholic Church…and Jewish Synagogue.
  • And local fisherman…along the banks of the bay…still use cantilevered Chinese fishing nets.

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  • Time honored traditions at Local Laundry……of braided rope lines…so no pins are needed for hanging…and hot coals heat the iron.

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FUN-fact – Called the “Queen of the Arabian Sea” Cochin was an important spice trading center on the west coast of India from the 14th century.