Vivanta by Taj - Panaji
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Panaji
... unloading duties and the newbies are left to do the donkey work. They don't seem to mind and they now finally seem to understand the meaning of the term 'form a chain'. Another nice days diving, maybe not world class diving but an enjoyable interlude and a really friendly and professional set up. Back at the hotel we wash our kit and after a late siesta we set off for the church where there are celebratory events taking place for the three day long festival. There is a huge ...
... and then spread out in the different shops again, only to realise there's nothing to buy. After an one hour flight with half the passengers our group we landed in hot and humid Goa and got on our organised bus which took another hour to bring us to the place Narmada had booked - a small complex of a couple of houses/bungalows, all for us. The staff was very friendly and welcoming and they had already prepared lunch which was great, as we were all starving. We ...
... and all our birthdays during this trip together), ended up eating at a place recommended by Lonely Planet – we had: Goan Feni mixed with lime (a traditionally made liquor that can cause blindness if not consumed at a reputable establishment, this swanky restaurant seemed like the very best place to explore this local brew); lime juice with soda (one of our favorite refreshing drinks can be ordered sweet or salty); Portuguese/goan bread ...
... we ran out of land we were beckoned in to the Blue Whale by a lady who was clearly sat by the side of the road to attract any passing punters. I would think that we were probably the first potential punters to have walked that road for days. But we'd found it! And it's stunning! A beach bar built of proper bamboo, fronds etc. Not the Spanish type that would be made out ...
... to the other side. Later I caught a 3rd ferry to get to Dr Salim Allis Bird Sanctuary. Saw a White Breasted Kingfisher. I was heckled all the way around the reserve by a crow, who I think, by the way it kept pestering me, must have been a Bombay train porter in another life.
Cycled over a whacking big hill and settled down in Panaji for the night.
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