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Goodbye Goa :-(
We finally left Goa. Although we have had a brilliant first 6 weeks there, it wasn't a sad good bye as such as we know we will return – if not this year then another time. I don’t know where these first weeks went though, but that is the effect Goa seems to have on you. Time just disappears.
This initial leg of our journey been about winding down and having a bit of a holiday after enduring a very hectic family and work life ...
Weirdly woke up without an alarm after a few hours kip both feeling a little fragile. Had time to get some breakfast and a quick goodbye to the beach and dreamcatcher. Both really sad to be leaving. Taxi with Matthew from next to dreamcatcher went well. A couple of giggles and near death experiences! ...
... A/C unit is
always surprising. But we always tolerate it thinking ‘it would be a shame not to
use it if we have it’ even though it soon turns the supposed tranquillity of our
place of sleep into something that sounds like the engine room of an old ocean
liner. We then always complain about how cold the room gets once it’s done its
job of rescuing us from the tropical heat. Deep down we also begrudge it as it
makes us guilty of ...
... The smell when you were in the bathroom was quite over powering, but when we weren't in there we had the door closed. Sander and Sieska had been laying down on the bed and I don't think they did. Sander said he has asthma and the paint had really ****** with him. He asked for another room and said to me that we better go on with our night and get some food as they felt terrible. I researched a few local restaurants and the best regarded was "Joets" which was a 2 min walk and also ...
... streets free I guess similar to cats in England. There were also cows everywhere, walking the streets, In the fields, outside houses, just all over. The driving etiquette is to say the least quite interesting and unique, there are hundreds of mopeds and bikes, and everyone just seems to use both sides of the road whenever they feel like it. The horn is used constantly although not quite how you might think. It's not used in rage, more as a notification, when the taxi ...