Travel Blogs from Salcete
... ourselves at the very far end of
Pallolem beach. Having to cross the bay which nestles in between the
two locations (and which hosts some cosy looking but quiet restaurant,
affirming the fact that the season is only really beginning here) we
used our torch to navigate a rather hidden shortcut which saved us at
least 15 minutes walk. We felt brave in the dark with all the creepy
crawlies and dogs but they turned out to be no real threat.
... There is a small mandap (pillared hall) and the inner sanctum is surmounted by a three-tired tower which is incomplete or which has been dismantled sometime in the distant past.
... of the temple was in existence between 1713 A.D. and 1738 A.D. During the 20th century, the structure of the temple underwent repairs from time to time for maintenance and renovation.
The inspiration to build the temple was given by the Goddess (Devi) Shree Shantadurga to Shri Naroram Mantri. Shri Naroram Mantri was originally from Kochar village in the Vengurla region. His full name was Naroram Shenvi Rege and he was called Naroram Mantri as he was a ...
... at that time.portuguese were destroying many temples in Goa.
This temple ...
... of the locals. At least one of us enjoyed Ashvem. :(
Eventually we decided enough was enough. Our happiest Goa memories were in Agonda - so why not move back before our flight to Delhi on Friday 4th March? I had regained some strength by Monday morning, so we worked our way down from north to south Goa on 4 separate public buses. It was a huge journey and took just over 4 hours, but it cost us little over a pound each to do it! So now we are back at ...