Posts tagged ‘chinese fishing nets’

November 4, 2012

Sights from Fort Kochi and Mattancherry

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June 12, 2011

Fort Kochi

Fort Kochi – has got a rich history dating all the way back to the BC era. A classic postcard representation of Fort Kochi is the Chinese finishing nets. These nets were installed by the Chinese in the 14 century (they are still functional..:-p). Once (and even now to a certain extent) a hub for spices trade, this fishing town is now a popular tourist place for visitors to God’s Own Country. Now you can see lots of cafe’s and old bungalows converted into resorts…

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