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... in the hotel, all you hear is Russian. Apparently, large charter planes fly in from Moscow (Aeroflot Airlines) and then the tourists "hive off" into buses and then to their accommodation. The Russian people certainly love the sun !! Many sun burnt bodies indeed.
Off to the north !! The River Zuari separates the north and south. Typical ...
... snake, a rockfish, a giant crab, and a squid, which an old Ruskie picked up, causing it to spit ink onto his hand, which he then jokingly rubbed on Genesta's foot. Ha, ha. Her expression was quite priceless at that moment.
So, instead of having a final, peaceful swim, we were treated to this carnivalesque scene of fish, fowl, and human beings. After this, we didn't have much of a stomach for swimming, with all the dead fish scattered on the beach.
... hot air balloon. She was close enough to the dance floor to touch her hand. By 4am, we were making our (then) routine walk 15 minutes down the beach to our huts in Morjim. The beach served as home to medium size crabs, which were scurrying around at night while we walked. The last nite in Goa, after day two of laying on the beach all day, we walked up to an Eco lodge on Aswem beach for a nicer dinner. We shared plates of fresh Indian food ...
... and the priest sat in a similar makeshift temple for his ceremony to commemorate his father. On the 5th anniversary of a death, the son is supposed to do this ritual to signify he is now head of the family. It only lasted 30 minutes or so and was similar in style to our Aarti ceremony, with a few additions.
We returned to the hotel, ate breakfast and made our way back to our rooms to suit up for a dip in the Ganges. The air outside was a chilly 50 F degrees or so and ...
... and decorated the beach hut, complete with multi-coloured flashing lights. But we realised that apart from our surroundings (tropical beach), the lack of Christmas music has made it difficult to get into the spirit. I don’t think I have ever appreciated just how much listening to "Last Christmas" by Wham every time you turn on the radio actually means. Note to self: bring Christmas music if we ever travel over Christmas again.
So it wasn’t until we went into ...