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... liked the voyeuristic idea of jumping into the queue we decided that it was all a bit too much. Instead we got a quick bite and made out way out of the area.
Before making our way we met a bunch of young Indian people from Chennai. They were wearing big coats and scarves on what we considered to be one of the hottest days we had experienced. The things some people will do for fashion eh... In my honest opinion they looked far too hot to be cool but that is ...
... is another Australian in that group. He is 21 and lives in Canberra, and like everyone else on the trip couldn't believe that we were only 17. We then visited Old Goa, which was a half demolished building with the remains of some beautiful architecture and an accompanying museum. We returned to our accommodation for lunch where we had a beautiful curry and rice, the cook is a traditional Indian woman who is gorgeous, and loves to hear ...
... friendly Goans to point out the way. Right at the very back of the station a conductor beckons us on to his bus. It doesn't say Old Goa, are you sure? Sure, sure, this is the express bus. It looks quite decent and half empty so we get on, despite the fact that the bus behind us (which is old and full) is clearly labelled 'Old Goa'. It turns out that we are sitting in the seats labelled 'differently abled'. Well we don't see any 'differently abled' folk on board and the seats ...
... go as far as saying it blows the national chain out of the water, but I am always one to support a local underdog. We were in the cafe for sometime, partly soaking in the atmosphere, partly waiting for another gap in the rain in order to make our strategic exit. Back on the scooter we went and bought a crate of beer. The welcome crate Kanu picked up on my arrival has nearly finished- I've either been here for ages or we've been through a lot of beer!
... something I was missing for a long time.
After dinner we went to another village called Anjuna, it's busier than Vagator and has a bigger hippy/traveler community along with a better selection of places to eat, chill and meet people but it is a village nonetheless, a weird mixture of a jungle, huts, Portuguese style houses in the midst of all that and random facilities for tourists along with merchants, drug dealers and authentic Goan villagers so it's definitely ...