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