My India trek Nov 1973 - Feb 1974     -     John van der Woude    introduction

^ Waiting for the ferry at Alleppey, for my three hour trip across the backwaters (1,5 rupee) to Kottayam.

^ Jetty of Kottayam.

^ Harbour master's office of Cochin, in old colonial (Dutch?) building.

'Chinese' fish net being pulled up.

The net is dipped under water for a few minutes only.
The content of the basket below is the yield of more than one dipping.

^ Cochin, with Dutch colonial building at the background.

^ My spacious YMCA room in Ernakulam.

^ A play with coins in Cochin.