Indian beach time

After a business meeting in Mumbai and good discussions with local colleagues about our social entrepreneurial and employee- driven activities in the rural and tribal areas of South India I have finally arrived in Cochin. It’s just a short stop before going to the project area (in Anaikatti border region between Tamil Nadu and Kerala)….

Talking about life at a handicrafts shop in Cochin

  It’s one of the bigger handicrafts shops at Fort Cochin.  One of those shops where during the high season tourists from all over the world stop to buy some souvenirs from India. But today there are not many people. It’s April already; the monsoon season has started in Kerala and it is very hot…

Talking to an artist from Cochin, India

  I’m back in India. It’s Saturday morning and before going back to our project area in the hinterland of Coimbatore I talk to a few local people at Fort Cochin, in Cochin: Here are the famous Chinese Fishing nets and a tourist place, too. How does life look here? A young artist gives some…

Twoandahalfweeks in India – from Coimbatore to Cochin by train

It is 4.20 hrs am when we leave our KKSD training center where we stayed the last days. A beautiful location, just half an hour away from Coimbatore. Our next destination is Cochin – by train. Whoever had been to India and seen trains passing by knows that this is an adventure – included into…