Avantika Resort

Porva Baddo Opposite Shanti Durga Temple, Calangute, Goa, 403516, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Calangute

Close ear piercing, Burger Factory and flies

A travel blog entry by bridgetluke

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... close as I think he was about to get his ear pierced! In a moped car park with a dirty needle, close one! We've kept driving by a restaurant called The Burger Factory with lots of people in it so decided to give it a try for dinner. Turns out it was one of the best burgers we'd ever had. They only do burgers, beef and chicken, with a variety of fillings - ours had tomato, onion, cheese and beet root in it and a spicy ...

Movin' on Movin' on.......

A travel blog entry by vagabondtour


... closer to the beach more and more people arrive to inspect the catch. When the nets finally pulled on to the beach the shouting and haggling begins. The fish are sorted and put into baskets and then these are shared between all the fisherman. The fish is either dried or sold fresh from the beach. Bigger catches are taken to the market. The variety of fish is amazing and there were baby sharks (about 40 cm) puffer ...

Go To Goa!

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... and the water is clean and warm, it felt more like a jacuzzi than the sea. I can see why this is a popular tourist destination. Russians especially seem to love it as almost all restaurants translate their menus into Russian. I haven't seen too many tourists in India but this place is full of them. Not quite the real India perhaps but I would still highly recommend coming here.

The other evening ...

Goa continued

A travel blog entry by crosby82


... wanted to get scooters and to be honest having witnessed the conditions of the roads and the general traffic mayhem, I was not interested in driving or being a passenger on anything on the road other than in a car. Sarah. C and Sam opted for the sensible route of taxi hire with me (I know what you're thinking 'YOU didn't want a scooter?!' I know, I know but hear my logic. I'm on week three, do I really want the possibility of an accident so early on in the ...


A travel blog entry by indiaelective


... might pose too much of a challenge here where everything is so delicious. I'd have broken that on already today, on the pinapple we bought from our favourite beach fruit lady.

Will probs blog next from Kerala as much as we are enjoying ourselves, I don't want to induce too much jealousy/boredom by going on about the beach too much. We're down there on the night of the second of January.

Happy New Year!
Love love BBBB



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This 3 star hotel, located on Porva Baddo Opposite Shanti Durga Temple, Calangute, is near Baga Beach, Anjuna Market, Calangute Beach, and Ayurvedic Natural Health Centre.
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