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Mattancherry, Cochin

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Mattancherry is Cochin’s ancient trade and commercial hub. Since before the Europeans arrived, this has been a place trading vessels would come to for spices. And certainly it has remained the bustling commercial centre of Cochin through the colonial period … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour III-7: Cochin (Kochi)…Verdant Gem

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Leaving Colombo, we head north, rounding the tip of the Indian Subcontinent to attain what was once known as the Malabar Coast – the south-western coast of the peninsula, facing the Indian Ocean. For millennia, the Malabar Coast has seen … Continue reading

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