Day 21 – Jan 8th
Emerging from the need for a new port in Kochi is the largest artificial island in India – Willingdon island. We had an early start from Orchid Homestay to visit the island and a few other places on the way.
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Day 13 – 31st Dec 2018
Fort Kochi has a New Year’s Eve tradition of burning Papanji at midnight. It is part of the Cochin Carnival, an event that is conducted annually for 10 days from Christmas to New Year. Having decided to attend it, we started from our homestay in the afternoon. Since we had some time on hand, we visited a couple of other places before heading to the Parade ground to witness Papanji being burnt.
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Day 10 – 28th Dec – Waterfalls
Athirappilly and Vazhachal waterfalls are two of the most famous waterfalls in Kerala, located in Sholayar Reserve Forest. They are around 45 KM from our homestay. We started at 7 AM hoping that we could beat the crowd.
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