Name: Antonio Varghese
Location: Cochin (Kerala), India
Role with World Unite!: Coordinator in Cochin
Languages: English, Malayalam, Hindi
Antonio is our coordinator and providing support services in Cochin/Kerala. He and his wife, who is from Latvia, are also running the accommodation where our participants in Cochin stay, and they are arranging excursions. The team is completed by Freddy, a tour guide, who is providing the local orientation for your participants.
Which language(s) do you know?
English, Malayalam, Hindi. And my wife speaks Latvian, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian and English.
What is your favorite local food, and where can it be found?
Just to mention some of my favourite foods that can be found at restaurants all over Kerala: Steam cake, Appam, Uppumavu, Eddali, Dosa etc...
What should participants coming to Cochin make sure not to miss?
They should not miss seeing the historical places, taste different foods , traditional dances, music etc.
Do you have any hobbies of special interest, and where can you do your hobbies in Cochin?
I enjoy football, chess, cricket, and spirituality. I was a catechism teacher for 15 years.