Travel Blogs from Panaji
We are having a very quiet day in Goa. The heat is really getting to us and the trip to Anjuna Beach yesterday confirmed that the three of us are just not beach people. It was full of tourists and the manner in which the stall vendors kept pushing their wares into our faces and misleading us with prices reminded us very much of Bali. I could tell …
From our base at Panjim we took a day excursion to the old ruin town of
Old Goa, heralded in the Lonely Planet as a "must see." It was another
burning hot day and I took the first opportunity to sit down under the
palm leaves, with an ice lolly, which I gave most of to a stray pup who
looked more in need of cooling down than I …
Left Palolem this morning, crazy crazy weather the night before - total blackout for 16 hours due to a cyclone hitting the North.
Apparently worse than monsoon, lots of rain, wind and the sea coming right up to our hut at around 6:30am this morning.
Pictures of said sea coming soon, off for a meal over looking the river here in Panjim.
After failing to get a train to Panaji we upgraded to the Kingfisher flight. Yaaayyy!
Great flight, better than the usual domestic flight. Food and a magazine, for free.
The pilot was a bit of a speed demon though and we had a swervy fast landing, Garry wasn't too impressed delicate petal.
Our hotel is a heritage listed …
Our first Goan morning begins with a welcome breakfast treat of banana pancackes and coffee over travel conversations with James and amidst the idyllic setting of a leafy veranda shaded from the morning sun. We're on the move today in order to get closer to the beach as Panjim is about an hour inland so, having said our goodbyes to James, we head …