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Yesterday after going to the airport to sort out my tickets I went to Old Goa. I visited the big church there and made an offering for Bob.
Goa is mainly a Christian place, but even the Christian Churches have a Hindu influence. For example they have an alter outside the church where you can offer flower garlands. This is a Hindu tradition but the Christians also do it here. I didn't see a place ...
... tourists and less hippyish than Anjuna - and Anjuna definitely has more cows roaming around the beach (yes actual cows). You can get anything you can at home; fish and chips, big Petes pub quiz, sky sports etc but its mixed in with some amazing Goan restaurants and market stalls selling the most beautiful bags and scarves (amongst a million other things!). So far, we've tried only a small selection of authentic food (mostly due to missing meals when we were catching up ...
We set off from Mumbai on the 10 hour overnight sleeper train to Goa. The train was surprisingly comfortable; we had our own little space on the side with a curtain that drew across and were given linen and blankets to sleep with! Best night sleep we've had in a while! It was a bit of a nightmare journey after we got off the train however! We had found a hotel in a place called Calangute but not booked it thinking it would be ok. Worst mistake ever! We ...
system with lots of UV lights. We joined
the local Indian men and a few other hippy westerners in throwing some dubious
shapes to some old trance music. These
northern areas of Goa have their fair share of aging rockers and 70’s hippy
types that seem to drink 24 hours a day while trying to hold on to their
youth. Us young un’s couldn’t keep up so
at 2.30am we called it a night and turned down ...
... for not so great prices) and decided on pasta, surprise surprise – Indian food is taking a back seat for the time being!
The attempt to get a taxi back to Anjuna was interesting, no one really wanted to put 6 of us in a car, so after 5 attempts we managed to all squeeze into a 5 seater... the driver, Jon in the front (pulled the short straw on the way there), Kiah in the back, me on Laura’s lap, Tash on Danny’s lap. An interesting journey with ...