The Hans Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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I write this from the upper berth on the train from Goa to Hospet (where we will transfer to Hampi). Pay close attention dear readers, as I have just consumed a breakfast train curry and am well aware that every word I type could be my last. But hey, life is all about taking chances. Anyway...Goa was loads of fun. Following our two days in the hippie haven of Arambol, 1968, Amy and I headed a few beaches down to Vagator, where there were less ...
... by at the speed of light. Now try that while balancing two-dozen eggs, huge bag of rice and a ton of vegetables in your lap! Oh and did I mention that we were three people on the motorbike? I also was in charge of her three year old son that kept on falling a sleep (how this is possible, I don't know) sitting in between us on the bike. Ah, the joys of traveling beyond ones comfort zone. Priceless!
Other than that the life in the monastery is ...
... the only two toilets on that side of the temple. As I get out I see the security police again, pushing me up the wall telling me to step back. And guess what? Yep, there he is again, I am standing face to face with the Dalai Lama! I catch his eyes and he touches me and I feel like a little girl at a rock concert and start to cry. It was WOW, WOW, WOW!!!! He keeps on walking and I am starstruck once again. What an incredible day, at this point I don’t ...
After four days of beach/yoga/relaxing bliss, it was time to head east toward the Tibetan resettlement of Mundgod in Goa's neighboring state Karnataka. I found out that the train ride between Goa and Hubli was one of the most beautiful ones in India and I met some amazing people along the way. Tim and Sue were a sweet British couple that came to India to do a yoga retreat, and Arpan and Pooja, a super cool young Indian couple that were on a little get-a-way in Goa. Aarpan, a webmaster ...
... the package. Rooms at Century are independent 1-room cottages with attached bath-WC and a nice balcony over-looking a small garden/man-made pond. Rooms are big and well furnished (with cable TV). They also organize a small camp-fire for all guests during nights in the resort. Since local markets are far-off, the resort manager even offered to drop us to these places if need be, as part of the package (try tasting some of the locally made fruit-cake slices…they were yummy ...