Vivekananda rock memorial and trivalluvar statue. Another place which attracts many visitors and tourists. It is built to common rate the visit of swami Vivekananda to shripada parai during 24 th,25 th and 26 th dec 1892 for deep meditation and enlightenment .Shripada parai means the rock that has been blessed by touch of shripada feet of goddess. Acc. to sources, it was on this rock that goddess kanyakumari did tapas.
(Glimpse of Vivekananda memorial and triuvallar statue)
First day ended with the sunset and beautiful memories, all the tiredness was vanished by amalgamation of water bodies, attractive scenery and many more.
Next day after filling our stomach with essential, we boarded train for Ernakulum (Cochin). It was great interaction with different people some where students, professional, business people via combination of gestures and verbally to know more about the city and its peculiarities.
While I was reading newspaper, fragrance of Kerala cuisine entered through my nostrils and popped by head, seeing delicious lunch of co-passenger I started feeling hungry. Eco-friendly banyan leaves were plates loaded with rice ,boiled egg ,mix veg ,khadhi (in my own term what I can see) made me more jealous. We were crossing various districts of kerala sometime it was water, red soil, rocky mountain, it was perfect scenic view for train itself. We landed clean and hygienic railway station at Ernakulum to have a look at cochin in very short span of time.
We visited fort Cochin, Dutch fort, famous Chinese fishing nets and had a glimpse of cochin ship yard. St. francis church was the original site of Portuguese explore vasco da gama's burial he died at kochi in 1524. Several community are filled with handicraft, handlooms, antique items ,jewellary and spices of warehouse.