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Nice Hotel, lovely pool well situated to Bagga beach and nice restuarants
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... br> We were running out of time to get there and just went with a little bit of a higher price of paying the rickshaw. It was worth it to know that we would be getting there with enough time.
We showed up and saw a little shop of the travel agency our tickets were through. We walked into the office not really sure of what to do. We handed the man our ticket and he wrote us a new one and we paid more. It was weird because we were supposed to be getting a 6:45 one as ...
... 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 ...
... minutes - and I reckon we both lost about 9 litres of water on that journey! We accidentally drove straight past our hotel (the Hotel Sea View, which is about 300 yards from the sea) - but we managed to get a tuk-tuk back from Palolem to Patnem. So we were safely in our new hotel, for the next 4 nights, at about 5pm. The write-ups on Tripadvisor (thanks, Lynds!) are generally dreadful - with the owner receiving most of the flak, but our impressions ...
... trying to sell us rickshaw rides. We evententually got to the temple. It's was ok, we climbed the tower to see the sites of Delhi. It was quite misty. We could see the red fort, which definitely looks better from the outside from a distance. Also one thing that stuck out was a car scrap yard, on top of a three story building! We then headed to concaught place to eat a macdonalds and the headed back to the ...
... and we tried to have a laugh with the locals where possible.
So asides from all the chilling out, we did get upto a few interesting things, including a wonderful drive up the cost on our mopeds (350R for 2, 50R per litre for petrol). We stopped off at the little villages dotted around, had a bite to eat in Benuallim (with it’s impressive never-ending beach), saw some ruins at Cabo Da Rama and had a lovely coffee in Agonda, actually only 15 minutes ...