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... could hear some ridiculously heavy trance music and so we went out off in search of the party. It didn't take long and soon we where standing beneath a huge placard saying 'goa-freaks.com' and 'tonight hippy night'. The fact we didn't have dreadlocks or several piercings or a tattoo of a skull on our face meant we stood out a little but it didn't matter and we had a wicked (if a bit weird) night that will not be forgotten ...
... for only $2. Quite impressive actually. Sheree Punjab was the restaurant we wanted to go to again after such a nice meal the night before. Again far from disappointing we only paid about $12 AUS for our meal and saved very little room for dessert. Picking up our final Goan bargains we made our last trek back to the resort. Having bypassed the same lady "Susannah" for about the sixth time we thought it was about time we had a look in her shop. She was not there, but her brother ...
We needed to make it to south Goa in order to catch our train to Kochi. We met a lady on our trip from Mumbai to Goa who suggested we take a tour of Goa and hop off the bus in south Goa at Colva beach. So we took her suggestion and ended up meeting up with her and her husband for a relaxing few hours and some dinner. We took a dolphin tour ...
... English but he told me it was an Indian guy, quite strange as I don't even really have a suntan yet! I'm also pretty sure I'm not fat and moustachioed so I don't look that Indian.
On the Saturday night we went out with an English couple we had met to a late night party called a silent disco; the idea is that everyone pays to hire sets of headphones and then decides which one of the 3 different djs they want to listen to. We stayed at the bar and laughed at all ...
... a little tourist hotspot.
My first impressions of Goa were not of the paradise I was led to believe it was. Don’t get me wrong: the place was full of natural beauty and, of what I had seen, the place reminded me of parts of Thailand with its hot, dusty roads contrasting with vivid greenery and bending palm trees. And the architecture was stunning: old, elaborate, Portuguese-style buildings that now served as holiday homes to rich Europeans. The place had a relaxed, lazy ...
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