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... later (smarmy rickshaw driver being
chuffed that I knew I was paying double but couldn’t be bothered with the 20
pence discussion) I made it to the office at about 5pm. Well, an improvement on
the week before!
The rest of the working week was passed
without much commotion – besides a rather hungover Wednesday and my first and
hopefully last bout of Delhi-belly (whether the two are related I don’t know).
On the Sunday I decided ...
... losses of old charms. We almost certainly ate too much. We got some paperwork done. Goa is certainly different from the rest of India, sharing much but having a distinct personality. It is cleaner, the food has a distinct palette of flavours, the beaches are plain beautiful and the people are proud of their Portuguese inheritance. We left wanting to ...
... could do their own thing…..if only eh!
Whilst Scotty has been on his course I’ve been exploring during the day, before I head back to pick him up on our little scooter after the course is done and we then talk about what he’s learnt and enjoy a leisurely and healthy lunch together. It is so easy to explore here as this stretch of Goan coastline is fringed with coves and beaches, and it’s a fun adventure to get to the next one in just a few minutes ...
... the women until they converted. They then, gave them Portuguese names. He was very proud that he was one of many generations with that name. When we were in the churches, and he felt anything was disrespectful, he would tell the people to stop. They have lots of churches here. My favorite name is the Bom Jesus Church. It means Good Jesus. They whitewash all of the churches about every two years. If not, because of the humidity, they mold. Most of the buildings ...
... for some lunch and food for the way. Even if they serve food on the train we prefer to bring our own because most of the time the food is just too spicy for us.
We departed from the Ernakulam Railway Station (that's Kochi’s mainland) in the class "sleeper" at 13.50. It was our first experience travelling in this class so we were a little bit curious about it. The trains in India are huge, a lot of wagons per train, with a lot of different classes. The sleeper was ...