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... on an Indian road, in Indian monsoon rain, in Indian traffic and after dark (which doesn't mean traffic subsides) is far less relaxing than we had imagined, 7. Very narrowly avoided hitting a pedestrian on the side of the road. 8. Never had to bribe a cop to turn a blind eye to me not having a motorbike license. We didn't meet any. 9. Saw some very cool temples around Ponda to weather the occasional torrential downpours. 10. Found Goa's most ...
... the cockroach killing monk who told us the huge chariot in the street was to be pulled at 9pm and we shouldn't miss it. So later we watched as people climbed inside and the huge, rickety, medieval looking chariot was hauled up the street with drummers playing and much joy. It is something done once every 4 months on the black moon, so we had been lucky. It seemed pretty dangerous, we thought it may topple and it nearly hit numerous power lines. It was a fine ...
... playing Scrabble. This evening we met up with Elaine and Lauren, whom I met on the Dharavi tour and who just happened to be here at the same time as us, for dinner and drinks, and we watched some live music at Titanic bar. They were pretty good. There were ageing hippies around, and some not so old ones. I have also seen too many (more than none) men in thongs on the beach today. Not nice.
Back in our aircon luxury coco hut now for the night :-)
... except the card. Returning to the terminal he had more searches and eventually back to M. You have to laugh even if there is steam coming out of your ears.
Arrived at Goa airport, prepaid taxi to Palolem (65 km) away. Idyllic beach, white sands, palm trees, sea lovely and warm. This is the beginning of the tourist season, our acc is a lovely beach hut, double bed, on suite, fan, mosquito net and a veranda (1650 rupees per night)
... them – but the photos are fantastic!!! I’m sure quite a lot of passers by got some good pictures as well!
Next I really tested the “waterproof capacities” of my camera by taking it in the sea and getting some pictures there. Then us girls became obsessed with jumping pictures. We did this for a good 20 mins with a lot of people watching again! A great day on the beach ... finished, or so we thought!
We all met ...
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