Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi, India is home to beautiful lagoons, lakes, islands and greenery that offer a lovely setting for a stay of a few nights.
Located 670 mi/1,080 km southeast of Mumbai, Kochi was once visited by King Solomon, and it was the intended destination of Christopher Columbus, who thanks to the wind actually landed a few miles north along the coast at a place called Calicut (now Kozhikode). A marker denotes the spot where he actually arrived on shore on 20 M... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.