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... from the 16th-18th centuries outnumbered that of Lisbon or London ), it's importance was still plain to see today; it was packed with incredibly grand buildings, many of which have world heritage status. Of the most impressive were Se Cathedral (the largest church in Asia at over 76m long and 55m wide), the church of St Francis of Assisi and the Basilica of Bom Jesus. Our favourite was the Church of Our Lady of the ...
... her at a slight advantage, so I politely declined. It was shortly after this, that the generally ''beastie-free'' hospital had an ''attack of the giant wasp'' simultaneously with a full blown power-cut. I was tied to the bed with an IVI in progress, but Vaila, much to my amusement, lept from her chair, panic stations on, and attempted to get under my covers. When I wouldn't let her, she began screaming and begging and, in total darkness, side-stepping away ...
... places. Calangute
and Baga are two small beachside towns joined together along one
strip of beach with bars along the beach and then a small busy road
just inland which occasionally routes down to the beach. There is not
specific point where one ends and the other begins. Coming from the
UK there isn't as much culture shock as you would get coming from
another beach in Goa so there are some benefits.
The weather was extremely hot and ...
... lie on the beach for a few hours, walk along the shops, internet, walk along the beach, drinks, dinner, drinks, sleep.
Seriously - brilliant.
Though, it is India, nothing is ever totally straight forward. On one of the days myself and Caroline were up to stage 3 of the day, we had literally sat down on the beach for 30 seconds when one of the guys who worked on the beach came over and said ‘no beach loungers today, the government are ...
... I reckon if I worked on my head-wobble I'd easily pass as a local - might even be able to get Indian prices - that'd be handy!
Walked up to the shop as soon as we got back, got a few looks to say the least (I was quite the sight), bought a couple of beers and wet the pallette. If it had've been VB they would of stuck me in the commercial for sure! For dinner we stumbled across the coldest beer in town aswell... I'll be back there for sure.