Vivanta by Taj - Panaji
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Panaji
... much into my facehole as my digestive system could handle or I would have had to be transported back to Panjim on the back of a flatbed.
There are bars and live music and DJs playing trance for people to dance to. Or shuffle from foot to foot too with their heads down and their arms in the air under a sign saying that the night market was a drug free zone. Uh huh. Surrrre it is. It's an awesome night though. We didn't buy ...
I hope that those who possess a slightly more discerning taste in popular culture will forgive me for comparing Hampi to the set of The Flintstones- but I can't help it. As we wound our way by rickshaw amidst crumbling ruins, neat ranks of glistening palm trees and towering piles of boulders (that looked as if the only logical way they could have got there is by the artistic hand of a cartoonist rather than 'volcanic activity') I could practically hear Fred's 'yabbadabba doo'. It ...
... smaller and four guys get out. We show our dive certs and log books and are told to wait. Do they want help loading the boat? No, we are on holiday, they will do it. They are also waiting for more clients. More clients turns out to be one try diver and his girlfriend who is going snorkelling (although when it comes to it she is too scared, so doesn't). We pick our way to the water's edge, take off our sandals and paddle to the boat - this is where crocs would have been very ...
It's amazing how today felt like one right out of the height in the tourist season with clouds spread out and the sun blearing for the best part of the day. I've spent the last week with nothing but mozzie cream as the rainy/damp air often attracts mosquitoes, but today was definitely one for the factor 50 and the sunnies (yes guys, I'm half black and still apply factor 50.)
Rusty II was put into full use as we fired him up ...
... to call when we got the bags. I assumed Farhat had arranged him to drop us to the Lalit. Then this other guy walks up to me with a sign board that says Mr Reveredo and says his car is waiting outside, and would I please tell him how many passengers and bags were there. I'm like, are you the guy I just spoke to from the agency? He's like no, I'm from the hotel. Okay, so I say, did I ask for a car and is it complimentary? He says no, its going to cost 700 bucks and ...