A Day in Kochi

Saturday 17th November, Kochi. Morning looking around Kochi and the afternoon planning the next few weeks. I had a rare experience at breakfast where I was worried how much I could eat. The cause of this was lack of communication with the waiter who could not speak much English and my Hindu is even less. … More A Day in Kochi

Cycle to Kochi

Friday 16th November, Kochi. This morning I decided to cycle to Kochi but had a few bolt holes planned if cyclone Gaja was too strong. In the end it had more or less dissipated itself although there was plenty of strong rain and wind. Roads are flooded and rivers bursting their banks. An interesting variety … More Cycle to Kochi


Thursday 15th November, Ponnani. A long hot day but I finished feeling good. 102km which was about 10 more than planned as I missed a couple of turn offs. Monitoring cyclone Gaja to see what I should be doing tomorrow. You can “Relive” Robert’s Ride today by following this link: Ride to Ponnani [Note that … More Ponnani


Wednesday 14th October, Koyilandy. Building up the miles again. Learnt that today was Pandit Nehru’s (first PM of India) birthday with local celebrations.

Kannur, Kerala

Monday, Tuesday 12-13th November, Kannur. Monday was resting in a very small town. Not much to see so stayed in the hotel all day which was probably what I needed. Tuesday a short ride of 50km feeling good. The afternoon looking around Kannur. Found a fort built by Vasco da Gama 4 years after first … More Kannur, Kerala