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Nice Hotel, lovely pool well situated to Bagga beach and nice restuarants
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We wake early for me to do yoga to find out they no longer do this in our hotel. I walk down the road but that class has already started. So we both go for a run on the beach I do 25 mins but earl goes from our hotel all the way to the left back then all the way to the right!!! I have a carrot juice and wait for him to come back. We chill out for a while then get a taxi to the blue planet cafe it's number one on trip advisor and Adam and Molly went last time they were here ...
... a beach day our first day, and it lasted all of 45 minutes to an hour. The first part of our Goan adventure though, started before we even got to the beach and gorgeous lagoon. We didn't have the place to ourselves, but there were only a handful of tourists. involved renting scooters to zip around in. I have never driven a scooter. Eric, thinking I had zipped off without me, before I could even figure out how to start the thing. It took a little bit of getting used to, but ...
Train ride to Goa was ok apart from a creepy indian man in my face when i woke up. train was delayed so didn't arrive at our stop until about 2pm. Our friends from London and Berlin got off a few stops before us because they were going to a different beach. Hopped off the train and got a tuktuk to the bus stop. The bus was crazy!!! How many Indians can you fit on a bus?!? As many as you like because you just gotta make room! Was so so hot in a squashed bus ...
I've spent the past few days chilling out in Goa. As we go further south I can definitely feel the change in temperature. Goa is by far the hottest place I've been so far at 35 degrees. I have been quite ill so haven't been able to do much but thanks to a combination of drugs from a Swedish friend I have got out and about. I spent a fair bit of time down at the beach which is a very good one. The sand ...
... on the beach. The view was breath taking even though it was overcast.
Agonda was literally a ghost town. I only saw 3 small shops open, everywhere else was covered in bright blue tarp, or locked up. A nice local woman showed us her beach hut to spen the night in but it was sketchy. Our plan was to get a beach hut but the government prohibits then being built or used until the middle of October which is when tourist season begins. We grabbed lunch at Costa's which ...