Travel Blogs from Candolim
Goa- Love it. It is very much a tourist resort, but is now the end of season, so places are shutting down a bit, but nice to have piece and quiet.
We have been doing NOTHING, just relaxing by the pool (yes people, a pool, we are not in a YMCA any longer) reading books, enjoying the sunshine, secrectly laughing at all the crazy russian …
... should't put off anyone for a visit as there's a fabulous variety of bars and restaurant for the international foodie and it's only a short ride from the beach hubs of Calamgute and Baga.
Spoilt for choice, and now joined by another of Kanu's friends and his wife; we settled on a bar called L'Orange. I knew I was in for a heavy night from going to this exact same bar with the same crowd just under ...
... yeah there's loads in here... They went on to tell me that in London your never more than 6 meters from a rat. They had justified the fact we were eating in a rat house...ok that works for me. Chin chin. The food was good but I struggled to blocked the rats out. The restaurant was called sies. They were really generous and picked up the bill. Now here were an English couple with very little money taking me ...
... market days, sidle shyly up to me, and look at my net book, so I spend a while showing them photographs and clips of videos of the elephants, that we took, only last week. A lovely day was finished off by having dinner on the beach, at a restaurant called Five Five, it is owned by five brothers. Their excellent food has made us into regular customers, we are made so welcome, the owner always come to welcome us, asks us if everything is ...
... shopping. It was a very successful outing where flip flops, pashminas, Christmas decorations and bags were all purchased - a very productive few hours.
In the meantime Chris went for dinner with Claire and afterwards we all met up back on the balcony so the girls could display their wares. To top off a truly fantastic day we all sat together and devoured the box of chocolate cupcakes whilst laughing about the days’ events. Truly, truly excellent! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking