Phoenix Park Inn Resort
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After waving goodbye to Doha, we began the next leg of our journey to Goa, India.
The flight was much shorter than we had expected and we landed in Goa at 3am. After a rather long immigration queue, we grabbed our bags and headed outside. We had accommodation booked but did know how we were getting there! We decided to stand outside and …
... decide to lay out on the sand instead of using the sun bed they have. Lunch was stuffed calamar ( with prawns in maybe a marsala sauce) not quite as nice as the vietmese) & ginger garlic chicken plus rice & garlc butter nan. Went back to the pool for a few drinkies before a shower for dinner. Imam getting into vodka & sprite or red wine & sprite;, very refreshing. Signal not strong enough for photo s at moment neither in beach ir hotel so will add ...
... So I waited for them at the restaurant killing the time with my kindle but that didn't actually take as long as I had thought. When the whole elephants thing was over it was a time to change our way of transportation form an air conned minibus to a 4x4 jeep for a very bumpy (according to google) last stage of our trip. The jeep ride wasn't as rough as expected and pretty soon we were approaching the main "event". When I saw the waterfall it looked almost exactly like on a post ...
... then sat down to read the paper. Five minutes or so passed while we looked between our eggs, each other and the current affairs-engrossed waiter before we gently enquiried as to the whereabouts of the second half of our breakfast. "You should have asked earlier, it takes a long time", came the reply. Another five minutes or so went past, we looked at the eggs, each other, the page-turning man and back to our eggs. Eventually the man got up, looked around, found some 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services