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Nice Hotel, lovely pool well situated to Bagga beach and nice restuarants
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... dip and I see this fin very close to where we are swimming..we are really close to the shore so maybe I imagined it..? But then I see it again and we both see it and starts rushing out of the water like two idiots! We could still spot it clearly from the beach and it was a big fin!! Shark??!!!!! The same evening we found out from the hut owners that it's very common to spot dolphins that close to the shore but there is no sharks. Thank god for that!!!! Swimming with dolphins ...
... br> The drive is a distant one of about 10 hours accounting for stops along the way.
One of the favorite stops is always the Amboli Ghat. It is generally pretty hazy, but it is nice to get out of the vehicle, stretch the legs, and enjoy the local inhabitants, the monkeys. The town of Amboli is a hill station in south Maharashtra, India. At an altitude of 690 m it is the last hill station before the coastal highlands of Goa and a relatively unexplored ...
... 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 ...
... we'd got in early and got a seat. We felt bad being the tourists taking up their commuting space but after it got full there was no room to maneuver even if we did want to give our seat to someone more desirable. So we saw the sunrise over the misty landscape and over mountains whilst listening to overly loud Indian music coming from a home made sound system on the bus whilst in amongst the hustle and bustle of it all. And all for 30 rupees. The bus stop ...
... pushed on until there must have been about 30 people standing – no jokes. One of whom had to lean across our seat with his arm and lean into my side – to be blunt, I had his belly on my shoulder, his dick in my ribs and his knees in my hips – and after even shouting OI at the guy letting more people on, all you could do is see the funny side of it – hence the video!
On arrival in Palolem we had a quick look at 3 hostels and ...