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 ...
... Rohtang Pass – Manali
• On the way cover Suraj Tal, Deepak Tal which are on the road sides only
• Overnight at Manali
• About 11-12 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between and of course the mess at Rohtang Pass
12 Aug | Manali – Delhi
• Return Home
• About 13-14 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between.
(Additional Points: Instead of coming back to ...
... people will push and shove, climbing over barriers and squashing themselves against walls in order to shove their hand that inch closer to the window. The queues just don't work at all in fact! Whenever there's a window or booth, as many people as can get their hand through the gap will do so, so that the poor clerk is trying to serve about 6 people at once but instead just serves nobody.
Indian people also seem to have a very ...
... bench next to me is going to Mumbai on the same train. It will be 10.30am, he declares confidently. We wait. By 10.30am there is not only no sight of our train but it has disappeared off the information board all together. Passenger and cargo trains come and go...and to cut a long story short, our train finally rolls in at 11.45am. Five hours late. Well I suppose they are, at least, consistent. Needless to say, Ian and I are now getting a bit hacked off with the ...
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