Kerala Blog Express reaches Kochi
International bloggers who are on a two-week long trip to Kerala reached Kochi today, as part of their visit to the renowned heritage site of Muziris. The first trip was to Kodungalloor to visit the Muziris Heritage project. The bloggers paid a visit to the famed synagogue at Chennamangalam, which is known for its traditional Kerala architecture that has put to play western construction technology.
They also went to the Paliam Palace Museum, which once used to be the traditional home of the Paliathu Achans, the Prime Ministers to the Kings of Kochi. Post-lunch, after the Muziris jaunt, they returned to the Kochi city.
On day 5 of the Kerala Blog Express tour, the team of 30 bloggers would leave for the hill station of Munnar.
Bloggers from various countries, who have embarked on a journey across Kerala, are experiencing the state’s vivid tourism locales after being flagged off from Thiruvananthapuram on March 18. After going to various places of sightseeing in Thiruvananthapuram and Kovalam, the bloggers travelled to Alappuzha, where they experienced the tourism potential of Kerala’s backwaters and houseboats.
They had then proceeded to Kumarakom, where they engaged in various traditional activities such as toddy tapping, screw pine mat weaving, coconut leaf mat weaving etc. The visit to Kumarakom was part of the famed Village Life Experience of Kerala’s Responsible Tourism Mission.
The entire experience of the journey will be documented by the bloggers and shared with all the aspiring travellers around the world. Bloggers will carry on with their journey across various places in the state documenting the entire journey covering hills, beaches, backwaters, villages and city life experiences. The globally-acclaimed bloggers will be sharing photos, videos and articles reflecting the culture, tradition and lifestyle of Kerala and its natural beauty.
They will return to Kochi on April 1, where the fifth edition of Kerala Express will come to a close.