Ave Maria 1 Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... towards the Hanuman (or monkey) temple. I find cycling really good fun and, ahem, much needed exercise. It is fair to say I have expanded in size in India because I have been loving trying all the food! The 600 steps up the top of the temple in the heat of the day nearly killed me though, but my determination saw that I made it to the top and I'm so glad I did as there were great views across the landscape. Monkey temple did not disappoint either, we saw lots of monkeys ...
... we decide that this will be the location for dinner later tonight. We meet our taxi driver (with whom we had arranged to come back and pick us up) and drive back for a lazy afternoon at the hotel. Perhaps some local shopping may also be on the agenda ?
Indeed the shopping adventure did unfold. We have somewhat mastered the Goan retail psyche. Ask how much and then halve it. This then gives you the common ground upon which to bargain. Just shirts etc for ...
... I turned over and ignored them (dad in the back of my head saying get over it they are just bugs) and eventually fell asleep for maybe an hour max. Then the painful night started, every time someone walked past me to get to the next carriage or toilet with a bag they swung the bag into my curtain almost hitting me in the head unbeknown to them. The worst was when there was guy who must have been spinning with his bag on and suddenly a huge bang, down comes my whole curtain rod and all. ...
... of one!
We stopped of at this tiny beach where we dropped off our chefs so they could begin cooking whilst we got taken somewhere we could do some snorkeling! Unfortunately it wasn't really snorkeling water - it was very dark and looked rather mucky so couldn't see anything :-( but the staff went off swimming and found some sea urchins which ...
... on my way down the trail, turned out to be a very wise move, as coming back looked somewhat different to going down and I was on a time deadline to meet my Rickshaw driver at the same point he dropped me off. I was coming back here another day defo!
While I was walking along the beach I'd met a really nice guy called Sebastion. In the brief exchange, I invited him down to the bar in the evening for a drink and chat. He seem ...