Travel Blogs from Ponda
1st December, 34 degrees at winter season here in India! Oh it's Glorious. Early morning start, woke up to insidious (horror film) and Scott poking me in the arm! 8.30 is a struggle at the moment I don't know what's wrong with me! Surely I've caught up on my tiredness now and I've recharged my batteries! I told Scott I'm not paying anymore than 1500 for return trip to Ponda, which is about 3 hours journey return trip. He didn't think I would get that for someone to stay there ...
... extraordinary shiny plastic interior highly decorated with flowers on the ceiling and door panels. This alone, never mind the traffic density would cheer anyone up to the point of madness.
We did a bit of culture, poked around the famous Taj hotel where outside horse drawn carriages each highly decorated in beaten metal panels waited to overcharge the willing tourists for a few hundred yards of site seeing. We spent a most interesting time in the Gandhi museum ...
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lot more competitive our society is to get in straight away. Lots of the younger
persons are signing up with the process drive and let's confess it, even if they
do not have the "knowledge" that elderly years have, they actually do have new
and revolutionary stuff that they put to the bench. These are just some of the
Leaving the crowded sandy shores of Goa on a local bus to the city centre we were ready for our next adventure, without the help of our local guide. The little bus dropped us in the dark to the city centre bus depot, also known as the side of the road. Fabian went in search for our bus but we were told to stay in the area and we would find it. Buses piled in, people piled in, cues piled up and an hour later we piled on to our sleeper bus. Again with Indian air conditioning, open ...
With the monsoon now in its full July swing, Goa has slowed down, but there are somethings which work better during monsoon. Take traffic for instance; during the main tourist season, it would be faster walking up the Calamgute/Baga strip- that's if there is actually any space on the road for you amongst the scooters, cows, buses and teuck loads of tourists. During monsoon, this chaos simply melts away and the roads bexome bearable again. Another thing would be watersports. Goa ...
Other places to stay in Ponda
1160/3 Mazal Vaddo, Ponda | Hotelfrom $9