Verca le Palms Beach Resort
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... it's just basically take it or leave it. I wanted to pay this weeks accommodation straight away to have it out the way and on the website it says credit-cards are accepted as payment but when I said I was gonna pay with one, the guy said ok but then u need to go to the office. Fine, where is the office? Main road! That was his answer. Eh ok.. But does it have a name and where on the main road. The guy just kept saying main road so no point in trying to push it any ...
... away thinking Starbuck’s makes a better chai tea than Indians.
We explained to Jahangir this method was not going to work for us and it would be in everyone’s best interest if we cut the ****. The deal we made with him was that we would stop at the predetermined restaurants long enough for us to sip on a weak tea and for Jahangir to eat his free meal. Afterwards, he would take us to where the locals ate. Naturally, the managers of the restaurants ...
... and farmland. Passing through many small villages, as well as some larger towns, and everywhere people, cows, cars and trucks.
We arrived at our destination, Karmali, at 9:30 am, right on the dot and as per the schedule! The Indian Railway system moves 18 million passengers a day, to and from their destination. Yes, you hear of some awful accidents, but not today on these tickets! We entered the train station, and were immediately directed to a ...
... oil and balsamic vinegar and fresh Goan (non sugared!) bread - it's lovely. We also order iced coffee...we're developing quite a taste for it. We sit and enjoy the tranquility and splendid views over Colomb Bay. Down on the beach some kids are playing cricket under the sun which is unrelenting. We don't stay too long but resolve to visit much earlier tomorrow. We are not interested in any side trips, we just want to relax for a few days and it looks like we're going ...
... so did the preparations for Diwali, it's the biggest and most important celebration in the Hindu calendar the equivalent of our Christmas celebrations really. It's other name is the Festival of Lights so everyone puts lights up on their houses and businesses and when the sun goes down everywhere is illuminated, a bit like Blackpool minus the chav factor! Everyone was getting really excited about it and there was a lot of shopping, present buying and house cleaning. With ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking