Travel Blogs from Calangute
... was of a fridge, nope! Tea/Coffee maker, nope! They brought us a fridge that had seen better days and I will leave it at that. It did however make a great table (covered with one of the besot hand towels) to make our coffee in the mornings with all of the supplies from home. That being: kettle, mugs, coffee, sugar, creamer and spoons.
You know you have traveled in India to much when!!!
Not to let any of this spoil any of our fun, be a ...
... on the beach we hit the hay in the freezing cold room (turning the a/c off as soon as we got in). The moped ride to the station in the morning was a bit chilly as we were dressed for a hot day. The local trains here are astonishingly cheap, cheaper than the busses in fact. To get to Kulem some 50 kilometres away it cost 7 rupees single, 10 return. The whole train is 2nd class so we were expecting a jam packed commuter train, full of business men and school children but ...
... tried looking to get the
train as the line passes directly past where we want to be but on that route
they all seem to be around midnight (and the journey only lasts a few hours)
and it’s expensive. So we’re going to
get the bus which although will take longer and we think may require three or
four changes, will be so much cheaper and as it’s day time we’ll get to see a
number of towns in Goa as we pass through. ...
... is considered one of Mumbai's nicest. The highlights:
- Gateway of India: Not to be confused with India Gate in Delhi. This is right on the water, where King George V and Queen Mary first stepped foot on Indian soil. Opposite is the infamous Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel, site of the 2008 terrorist attack.
- Museum of Modern Art: Main exhibit featured a Polish artist, which was a treat for my two Polish friends right after ...
... MBA residing in New Delhi 10+ Lahks* hmmm mm..... What was that number? Fresh coconut, wind up chickens and *Nuts* magazine all for *cheap cheap* on the street My giant white pajama pants and sweat gatherin' dupatta. The best way to beat the heat. Wondering about the hygiene of street food - finally took a risk and tried golgapas in Delhi. Amazing and lethal at the same time. Retained my eyesight so I'm pretty happy. Contradictions everywhere that somehow ...