Travel Blogs from Sinquerim, India

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Falls, Monkeys and Showering with the Elephants, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Falls, Monkeys and Showering with the Elephants

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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My driver met me at the gate of the Taj at 8am for a day of full on sight seeing.  We drove 2.5 hours out towards the border to meet up with a 4WD to head up into the National Park and the Dudhsagar Falls, which is on the Eastern border with ...

Hunting for Crocodiles, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Hunting for Crocodiles

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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Today was more slow paced, which I was thankful for.  Vinay met me again at the hotel and we headed off towards Old Goa.  I met our boat at the Divar Ferry wharf and there was only 3 of us doing the "Crocodile Dundee" tour...there is another ...

Spending the last Rupees- Arpora Markets, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Spending the last Rupees- Arpora Markets

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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My last day in Goa, was again spent at the hotel pool, sipping on fresh coconut milkshakes and soaking up the sun.  The beaches at this end are not that great to swim at.  The water is very murky and dirty. It was a lovely relaxing day, ...

Get it India (Get it  in da ya!), Sinquerim, India travel blog

Get it India (Get it in da ya!)

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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The foods of ...

It's a Goa!, Sinquerim, India travel blog

It's a Goa!

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... , but fortunately not one I regret.  I am looking forward to a few days of R&R exploring this little region of India, in cooler weather, lots of food and photography will abound over the next few days, along with some shopping and just plain old ...

Holy Cow! Anjuna Markets cleaned out my purse!, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Holy Cow! Anjuna Markets cleaned out my purse!

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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I arrived into Goa at 4am and was meet by a transfer, which whizzed through the narrow lanes of Goa at an alarming speeding, dodging late night traffic and cows lazing on the road!  I was certain that one of the sacred cows wouldn't make it to ...

Roadside to Poolside, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Roadside to Poolside

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

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Apart from my morning walk after breakfast we spend the day relaxing poolside at the hotel. As I walk along from the roadside I caught glimpses of women going about their daily chores, washing and hanging out clothes to dry. The vegetation is lush but ...

Sunshine and showers in Calangute, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Sunshine and showers in Calangute

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

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We take a taxi from our hotel to Calangute where we spend a pleasant morning walking around looking at the shops and stalls. Some people come to Calangute for Big Peckers whilst others come to shop at Shri Ganesh General Stores. We didn't see any big ...

Shopping in Calangute, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Shopping in Calangute

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

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Shopping in Calangute On our final day in Goa we take a taxi into Calangute to buy some last minute presents. We haggle with the young man selling bags from his stall. Finally we manage to buy four bags. It's all good natured fun and because it was a ...

Where the boys go!, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Where the boys go!

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

The final leg of our trip promised rest and relaxation. Despite the inevitable intermittent showers we looked forward to spending time relaxing around the pool and enjoying the slower pace in Goa. It may have been the rain which dampened our spirits but ...

Another day, another hotel, Sinquerim, India travel blog

Another day, another hotel

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

Today we check out of the Aldeia Santa Rita hotel and transfer to the Hotel Sun Village. The transfer is not without an amusing diversion - although not that amusing at the time - when we are taken to the wrong hotel. Having unloaded the minibus and ...

POSH - Port Out, Starboard Home, Sinquerim, India travel blog

POSH - Port Out, Starboard Home

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson

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... of the airport. The thousands of people living there are in the process of being relocated to enable the airport to expand. Another example that India and it's many people are on the move. And so are we. The flights home are uneventful, no crying babies, ...

Smugsmugsmugsmugsmugsmug, Nerul, India travel blog

Smugsmugsmugsmugsmugsmug

A travel blog entry by jamieselina

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Goa just kept on getting better. After a week in Vagator, we were lucky enough to stay at Coco Shambhala, Giles Knapton's ridiculously fantastic luxury resort down the road near Coco Beach. Seriously, whatever you do, make it your life's mission to stay ...

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