Wednesday, November 18, 2015

KOCHI -Great Cruise Destination & Turn around Port

Kochi (Cochin) The Queen of the Arabian Sea in the State of Kerala (The God's Own contry ) is a wonderfull destinations for the Cruise Ships. The cruise ships for the season started calling to Cochin Port . The Cruise liner Aida Bella arrived cochin with more than 2000 passangers 1000 crew members. It was a maiden voyage of german cruise liner to cochin. The visitors toured various places in and around Kochi in different groups, including Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, Bolgatty Palace, Jew Town, Kumbalangi, Vaikom and Alappuzha.
  Apart from the 34 groups that visited Kochi, two other groups joined with AIDAbella here in the evening, after visiting Delhi and Agra.

Among the passengers of the ship, 1,274 tourists embarked on sightseeing tours on Sunday morning and returned to the ship by noon. “As many as 1,370 of the passengers will return to their home countries from Kochi, while the remaining passengers will continue sailing to Colombo, the next destination.

  In addition, 1,000 other passengers who have arrived in Kochi in three charted flights will also join the cruise,”

cruise Terminal @ cochin Port

Kochi port, which boasts of numerous advantages, has become a turnaround port for cruise ships to the country. Efficient customs and immigration clearance systems and good supplies of food and other commodities are among the highlights of the port. Also notable is the easy accessibility to tourist attractions like Fort Kochi, Mattancherry and Munnar. The port expects as many as 50 cruise ships this season considering its advantageous positioning near the international shipping route and International Airport for Turnaround for passengers

Cochin International Airport




Wednesday, August 27, 2014

BEAUTY OF KERALA -MULANTHURUTHY

A VIEW OF KOLENCHERY KADAVU-MULANTHURUTHY
Mulanthuruthy is a small town in Ernakulam District of Kerala. It is about 21 km south-east of Ernakulam and 8 km east of Tripunithura.
 The history of Mulanthuruthy, a little village in the former Princely State of Cochin, in the early centuries of the Christian era, is obscure. Geologists are of the view that when the western part of Mulanthuruthy, was not yet formed by the mud and sand brought down by the periyar, the waves of the Arabian Sea washed the shore of this village . At that time, this village was a “Thuruthu” (Island) surrounded by “Mula” trees (Bamboo) and the name “Mulanthuruthy” was derived from that. Gradualy,  the sea receded surrendering large areas, now known as, Ernakulam, Mattanchery, Vypeen etc.



The Land of mulanthurthy is blessed with great natural beauty with paddy fields,Rubber plantations,small rivers with  green effect.

This place is ideal for leisure activities. It was once know as the ” Nellara of Cochin Dynasty- because of the paddy cultivation there. It is an ideal place for hanging around. if you build a friend ship with the localites you can even try your hand in fishing. It is located 6 km away from mulanthuruthy town.

Christianity flurished in this village, immediatly after the arrival of St. Thomas. This has remained a centre of Christian culture ever since the Church was founded and established in the 11th Century A.D, under the Holy Apostolic See of Antioch, and the Church was consecrated on 3rd Karkkidakkam (July),in between 1100-1125 A.D. The Church was modified in the 16th Century A.D. The carvings on the main door of the Church, made of granite, on which is inscribed in Syrian script, read as ʹʹthe door of the Mar Thoman Church was re-erected on 9th Thulam 1575 A.D.ʹʹ It is one of the ancient Churches in Kerala.


 



  







Hinterland Village is a homestay in Mulanthuruthy, a village 20 km away from the city of Kochi in Kerala, India. It is located in an estate that spreads over 7 acres where time stands still is our heritage home, more than a century old. No loud neighbours, no polluted air and no noisy traffic. No deadlines, no targets and no pesky bosses. Amidst an ocean of lush greenery, this is the ideal place to unwind and take life at your own leisurely pace.














With a wide variety of amazing birds, numerous species of spectacular butterflies, schools of fish in their breathtaking hues, some beloved pets and a variety of frogs, bats, mongooses and the like, familiar to the Kerala countryside, this little piece of God's Own Country is a small universe in itself.





















Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Fishing

The trawling ban for fishing boat has been withdrawn in the costal belts of Kerala .fishing boats are kept ready for great caught this season

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