On the way to Cochin, India ...

After two relaxing days at sea, we arrived in Cochin, India on 13. April ...
 
 

Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). On the way to Cochin we - as nearly every day - went to the gym after breakfast ... here the view from the crosstrainer ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... and, as a special punishment for us, we had to participate in the social life on board ... here on the photo - after dinner and a show - we were forced to have drinks in the Sansibar ... horrible ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... on our anniversary (one month married) we were invited to the Captain's cocktail ... nothing special, but the outcome was a nice photo ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Finally we arrived in Cochin, India, and we docked at the harbour. We spent the day there and mainly made a boat tour with a couple of walks ... ... here us on the boat ... it was bloody hot and humid this day ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... at our first stop we saw the goats again ... this time eating the posters from the wall (see the second from the left ... yes it's true) ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... we saw people relaxing in the heat ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... and the manually operated fish nets, that are lowered and raised by approx. five men ... here on the photo it just came out of the water and the few fish are caught by hand ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... the usual cows were in the way ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... and we detected (mainly Thomas) copy-mercedes, here a G-Modell copy ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). After a lot of gift shops (where we actually bought two t-shirts and a plastic model of a tuk-tuk taxi), we went back to the ship and a farewell ceremony with elephants was prepared for us ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... we were also photographed with the elephant ... the funny element on this photo was the animal, that tickled Cynthia with its trunk ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... and if you ever thought, your job sucks or you have a shit job, then have a look at this photo ... taken after the farewell ceremony ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... yes it's true, just bare hands ... if we hadn't seen it, we wouldn't have believed it ... ... for those who don't get the point: this is shit removal from the elephants, probably of a member of the lowest cast ...


We left Cochin at around 17:30 and are on our way to the island of Agatti, Lakkadives, where we will have a beach day ...