Before The Monsoon: In-Kerala-dulous!

by | Jan 10, 2009 | India, January 2009: India | 0 comments


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:



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- At time of posting in Kovala, India, it was 25 °C - Humidity: 70% | Wind Speed: 3km/hr | Cloud Cover: clear


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