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A quiet Christmas Day in Goa. So special to talk to Soph and some of the family. Thanks everyone for all your lovely Christmas emails - they were so special to get. Home seems a long way away at Christmas time!
We had a lovely breakfast at the hotel, then a nice lunch and a walk on the beach with a drink and watched the sun go down! Certainly a different Christmas Day!
... who's name we will ask how to spell tomorrow. she worked in the hospital around the corner but now cares for the brothers here at the school. We are staying in the same bedroom Clíonas granny stayed in. Only a fan is needed, the rooms are lovely and shaded.students had already left for the day when we arrived unfortunately, better luck tomorrow! Around the school grounds. Uncle Maurice explained it was once all rock land before the school was set up. Now ...
Just a quick update, had very little internet access so no updates, I've pretty much done nothing to talk about anyway.
But here's a quick insight into India...at the airport unless your quick of the mark someone will be carrying you bag for you, if you don't want them to and you take it back of them, they will still ask for some cash but this is how they ...
... in and a bit of brekkie i wondered down to the beach with my 2 room mates from Australia, as we are coming up to the monsoon season the sea was rough and pretty dangerous to actualy go in so we just walked along the beach for a few minutes until the torrential rain started, however even when it rains over here due to the humidy its still warm and you are never wet for that long.
Anyway we decided to wander back and get a bit of grub for lunch at "The Mango Tree" which is ...
... and bananas growing. We got to swing from branches like Tarzan, and we also learned the process of making Feni! (Feni is the locally brewed alcohol of Goa that is made from the Cashew fruit (from the same plant as the nut). It is extremely cheap to drink and has quite a rancid smell, but didn’t taste too bad. Hey…when in Goa…..
We also tried the HOTTEST and the smallest green pepper we’ve ever ...