Fort Kochi, Kerala, India

I got up early and spent the morning exploring Fort Kochi as the sun slowly rose above the low rise buildings. Kids playing cricket while the temperatures were low, fresh fish on sale at the market, fishermen working the distinctive ‘Chinese nets’, richshaws spluttering around the tranquil streets.

Boys playing cricket in the early morning light, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Boys playing cricket in the early morning light, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Freshly caught fish on display on the harbourside market, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Freshly caught fish on display on the harbourside market, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Man waiting by boat, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Man waiting by boat, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Portrait of fisherman, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Portrait of fisherman, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Chinese nets at dawn, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Chinese nets at dawn, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Rickshaw backlit by early morning light, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Rickshaw backlit by early morning light, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Exterior of church, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Exterior of church, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Street scene, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Street scene, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Man tending to parked rickshaw, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Man tending to parked rickshaw, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Exterior of church, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Exterior of church, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Exterior of church, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

Exterior of church, Fort Kochi (Cochin), Kerala, India

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