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So, I've been in Goa for a week, it really doesn't feel like I've been here that long! The first night in Goa was brilliant! The whole group went out for dinner and then Gill, Chris, Kylie, T and I went out to a club. As most people know, I'm not the best dancer in the world, so Chris started teaching me how to dance like Mick Jagger... I literally …
Well here we are with the last bit of the epic trip. Ginger's already written about the journey from Hampi - starting with the getting up at a ridiculous 3.30 a.m. - although there was a reason for this. When we arrived in Hampi, we were collected from the station by auto rickshaws who then took us as far as the little river (only a few meters wide …
... destination was to the lovely Dudhsagar Falls. Dudhsagar Falls (literally Sea of Milk ) is a tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River on Goa's border with Karnataka state. As the cascading waters appear white like milk, the waterfall is called Dudhsagar, Doodh being the Hindi word for milk.
Legend has it that a beautiful princess lived in the forest (near present day Dudhsagar Falls) in a palace. She loved and enjoyed bathing in a lake nearby and ...
... the thing to do in Goa) but we weren't that impressed. So we got lunch turned to our guide book and got a lovely air conditioned room in a place called Wavelet. Palolem is a lovely place, the beach isn't littered and there are many food places, bars and plenty of paradise beach. We really like it here and have enjoyed sun bathing, eating, drinking and relaxing. We've decided we are on holiday in India for the week before heading to North India on Friday and then Thailand! Happy days! ...
... of a mini-bus at speed to make the airport check-in. But it was our thirteenth anniversary that day, so on arriving at Bangalore for our connecting flight, we kicked back; treated ourselves to Pizza Hut, free internet and cricket on TV...romance the backpacker way!
When we arrived at Goa airport there was sill a pretty big decision to make. Do we head up north or go to the south? With a flip of a coin the south was picked and beach life part two was under way! We ...
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