Alcon Holiday Village

Candolim, Goa, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Candolim

Vindaloo, beaches and Russians

A travel blog entry by liamandsam

15

... stop was the beach area called Candolim. First impressions were not the greatest. Our old friends the Russians had decided that Candolim would be their home away from home. There were literally hundreds of Russians! It was also a place where Liam joked that you come to retire. When we went out for breakfast we must have halfed the average age of people in the restaurant. Aside from these thing we decided we would stay for 3 nights and then move south, we had a cooking course booked ...

Goa

A travel blog entry by kokyuho

7

... went swimming. Some people go to Goa to stay for months, especially so many Russians there who like to do this, but for me the week and a half I spent there was enough. I love Goa, but I don't think I could be there longer than this time. Doing the same things everyday at the end one feels like you need to add a bit more of challenge to your life or else you would get stuck. And so, I said good bye to my friends and to my landlady, packed my bag and continued my ...

Seen none since we've been here, then 2 in 5 mins

A travel blog entry by coletteandkam

We have stayed at a fair few beaches in Goa now. From Ajuna we went to Arambol beach for 2 nights and stayed in another lovely beach hut. Then we headed slightly further south to Candolim beach for 2 nights where we met Vicky and Leanne. Candolim was a very touristy, holiday maker town. The main street of shops and restaurants looked like any European holiday strip. I booked some gifts to send home for mum ...

Day 10

A travel blog entry by kbaldwin13

1

... was expecting, it was very brutal and violent, it was about some guy getting revenge on 2 drug gangs and in the first scene there was a brutal hanging, by the end of the film all the main characters had died. Definitely not my type of thing, I thought Bollywood was like dancing and singing songs about everyday life. We then went to the Pizzeria on the way back to camp for tea, it was sooooo nice to have western food. We're going to make every wednesday pizza day!
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A Spicy Jumbo Power Shower

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

60

... then used to make Feni, a local alcohol made from the juice of the apple. We walked into the large factory furnace building and were taught about the Cashew process ... and boy what a process. Once the fruit is discarded, the nuts are separated and then roasted for 8 hours to get rid of all juices. They are then subjected to a second, mechanised roasting of 8-14 hours, during which time a computer takes the temperature up to 80 ...

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This hotel, located in Candolim, is near Baga Beach, Anjuna Market, Calangute Beach, and Ayurvedic Natural Health Centre.
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