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From Munnar, we took a 9 hour overnight bus ride towards Kerala’s capital Thiruvananthapuram (aka Trivandrum by its shorter name):

 

 

When we arrived, we decided to take a rickshaw to check out nearby Kovala beach, 16km south from Trivandrum:

 

 

Upon our arrival, we saw local fisherman chanting and patiently holding onto a rope presumably connected to a giant net in the sea.

 

 

We waited for them to bring the net back onto the beach where we checked out their catch of the day:

 

 

I procure a pufferfish from the net:

 

 

After an hour on the beach, we took a rickshaw back to Trivandrum to get lunch at the famous “Indian Coffee House”, known for its winding floors up to the top:

 

 

Then we headed to the local station to take a train for the southernmost city in India, Kanyakumari:

 

 

– At time of posting in Kovala, India, it was 77 °F
Humidity: 70% | Wind Speed: 3km/hr | Cloud Cover: clear