• Streets of Fort Kochi
    In Photos, Travel

    The Streets of Fort Kochi

    Obviously, I’m not done with my Kochi posts. The pretty streets of Fort Kochi have quaint names like Princess Street, Burghar Street, Napier Street, Rose Street and Lilly Street. These cobblestoned streets are lined with beautiful…

  • Travel

    The Colours of Mattancherry

    Mattancherry is a historical neighbourhood adjacent to Fort Kochi, known for its Jewish legacy. Two communities of Jews are said to have migrated to the region – the Malabar Jews, who claimed descent from King Solomon…

  • Streets of Fort Kochi
    Travel

    Things to do in Fort Kochi

    Fort Kochi is a historical neighbourhood at the edge of the modern city of Cochin, or Kochi. Kochi was an obscure town until the 14th century, when a devastating flood in the Periyar…

  • In Photos, Travel

    Matangeeshwarar Temple, Kanchipuram

    On a recent visit to the historical town of Kanchipuram (read my earlier posts here), I went to a small but very beautiful shrine called the Matangeeshwarar Temple. It is an early Pallava…