20 juin 2010

Cochin - The Queen of the Arabian Sea

Cochin Centuaries ago "Muchiripattinam"- the capital of Chera Dynasty, was a prosperous seaport at the mouth of the Periyar River.  Trade & commerce flourished during their reign. [ In Kerala, the winds of the south-west monsoon blows in from the direction of Africa & the winds of the north-east monsoon sweeps away from the coast ] .The Arab traders took advantage of this natural phenomenon & set sail (Dhows) towards India from June- Aug & returned with spices in Oct -Dec. The word `monsoon' derived from the... [Lire la suite]
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