Colonia Santa Maria (CSM)
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... relishing the warmth of the water and the sun and the power of the waves! I came very close to meeting up with Ajay, my Intrepid tour guide! He was on a tour with a group and they happened to be going out for dinner on my last night, in Calangute, the nearest beach town to my hotel. Small world! My room at the Presa di Goa was very nice, as well as the property, which has ...
... the kids had never seen people like us eat there previously. They watched our every chewing motion of the tasty dal while highway goats surrounded us, coaxing us to share a piece of the round, soft, flat unleavened bread. This was real India; exactly the authenticity we were seeking.
We could make a deal with Jahangir, but we couldn't avoid the teams of touts swarming outside of each attraction. Outside of the Jaipur Fort, we witnessed a woman ...
... Mabel and her mother Martha learning more about the culture . Martha not only is the matriarch of the family running the Guesthouse, she also harvests coconut oil and cold presses and sells it. None ready right now, hope to buy some before I go. They also have a rice paddy and harvest rice. And there are the chickens pecking about and the vegetable garden in the Monsoon time. Wow! Mabel changed my beds separated them and it is much better. Slept well last night. ...
... fish with vanilla sauce and vegetable biryani and whoever knows me would be extremely surprised to hear I loved it, but maybe I was just too hungry ;-) What was not surprising is that I loved the chocolate mousse, which wasn't a mousse at all, we got as a dessert and I ate one and a half of them :-D As our primary needs were satisfied, we could finally head down to the beach, where some of the guys had a swim and some of us just stayed out cause we had been too lazy ...
... see some elephants on the way back so the taxi driver stopped off. It really was just a stop off because this elephant was actually a roadside attraction in a layby! They were doing elephant rides and washes but we decided we could find a much better place on our travels than the side of a road. In order to save some money on the way back to the train station, we decided to try out the local buses. We had all day so the three buses and then rickshaw seemed ...