Hotel Good Sheperd
Travel Blogs from Colva
... and coming back with a man steering and dangling from the cords.
The sunset was a beauty, a huge bulbous ball of sunnyness! The minute the sun popped under the horizon the lifeguards started tooting like crazy on their whistles, ushering everyone out of the water. It was ridiculous, it was still bright and the people were having such a jolly time. They all got out though and didn't even complain.
On our way back to the hotel we bought some tonic (to ...
... ordinary butter). It was the tastiest and no doubt the most nutritious breakfast I'd probably had in a long time. As I sat down at the long table, filled with young 20 something girls and long haired/bald men with beards who chatted away, I wondered however if I was in the right place. Later I discovered that these were the teacher trainees doing a 4 week course in yoga and meditation. I would meet the 30-50 year olds (and one 70 yo) stressed-out one week holiday makers later, ...
... come HERE, instead of somewhere like Thailand or Malaysia, or anywhere with a beach worthy of attention.
Sitting in the lobby, cooled to a Russian standard of seventeen degrees (WHAT?? SO COLD), I was less than satisfied with Goa, except for my bed of course. An indomitable urge to make a drastic change in my plans came about, and I knew I was ready to book a flight. I did not want to dive into another city endowed with poverty and garbage; I wanted some ...
... cold symptoms. We were so thankful that we had chosen Patnam Beach after seeing how different the vibe was at Palolem, wow what a difference. In fact we met a Dutch man at our huts in Patnam Beach who told us that he moved from Palolem to Patnam because he didn’t like the vibe at Palolem, now we knew exactly what he was talking about. We asked around and found out that the nearest pharmacy was a rickshaw ride ...
Day 15 - Jan 11h Very organised we were, for our flight to Goa. Arrive to the airport 2 hrs prior to our flight, hand over our passports at check in. "Um ma'am your flight is cancelled a long time ago" Whattttt? You are kidding! The next flight out with Indigo (which we were automatically transferred to) was 8 hours away.... Not a chance! I was straight to the next counter and sorting out earlier flights, at a cost of course. By this stage Nelson was frustrated not only about ...
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Sernabatim Beach Road, Colva | 3 star hotelfrom $36
4th Ward, Colva | 2 star hotelfrom $11
Colva Beach, Colva | 2 star hotelfrom $34
4th Ward, Colva | Hotelfrom $29
Near Foot Ball Ground, Colva Beach, Colva | Hotelfrom $23
4th Ward, Colva Beach, Colva | 2 star hotelfrom $34
Colva, Colva | Hotelfrom $13
3rd Ward Beach Road, Colva | Hotelfrom $19
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