Day 4 – Kochi to Kodungallur

We were staying at Ernakulam hotel last night . We couldn’t sleep well , anyway we started our ride at 10.30 am after having a tea at Ernakulam south railway station.

We just ride to our next location marine drive we reached there after 1hr of drive although the distance was less we were struggling with the intense traffic.

Marine drive

At marine drive  cruise boats are available. Marine drive was filled with cruise boat, small speed boat ,we can also see big ships at far distance sailing through sea and there were small shops with color full toys makes the environment more beautiful.

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Day 3 – Krishnapuram Palace to Kochi

We woke up early morning at 5:30am and gone outside into the street for a small walk and had our tea from a local tea shop. Only few people was there for morning walk , but when we entered the local market area it seems to be fully crowded as it is in the day time.

People were yelling at each other for space to transport their goods and all busy arranging their shops and filling them with new food products.

Towards Krishnapuram palace

We started our ride from lodge to krishnapuram palace at 9.30am , the palace was  near  after 10 min of ride we reached palace.

Krishnapuram Palace

The palace was built by King Marthanda Varma of Travancore after defeating the king of odanad.

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Day -2 Varkala to Kayamkulam

 

Location: Varkala

Today is  Second Day of our trip. We woke up at 6.00am gone for a walk and had tea after taking bath and had our breakfast, we were all set for our ride. Today we planned to ride to Kappil beach. We started our ride  at 9.30 am.

Towards Kappil Beach

We reached Kappil beach  after half an hour of riding. It’s about 7kms from Varkala beach. Ride was easy as the road where good, sky was clear, less traffic.

Kappil Beach

Kappil is a tourist place near “Paravur”, the water here is pretty deep and the beach is rocky. You could walk on the sands and enjoy the breezes and just feel and listen to the meditating sound, when the water hits those rocks.

The Beach was clean and less crowded. If the tides are powerful then it is unsafe to swim here as these beaches features a rocky barrier.

These rocks stand up to the harsh waves regularly, protecting the beach side road and the nearby settlements. These settlements were mainly of the fishing community peoples. Continue reading