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... to say we didn’t hit the road until 3pm and back
to Bangalore until 3am. The beginning of the drive back was spectacular, a
winding road through dense, mountainous jungle. I did have to insist that the
driver put his lights on though as it started to get dark. No idea how anyone
obtains a driving license here, I guess they don’t. People drive with full beam
on continuously, be it on city streets where pedestrians are criss-cross
between stalls ...
... bus driver who was headed south (I'm not sure some of them even knew where they were supposed to be going) I was approached by a guy who offered to take me down to Palolem for 400 rupees on the back of his motorbike which I was more than happy to pay. For me, this is the best mode of transport for shorter journeys in India, you get to see much more of the villages and scenery you go through as well as interact with the people along ...
... was getting to sunburn as everyone was quoting stupid money but persistence paid off. Then as we entered sunburn they confiscated all our tobacco and filters and rizlas which are not easy to find in India so we were forced to ask a stall to look after them. The insult of this is that you can buy cigarettes inside your just not allowed to take them in obviously because the one cigarette company that sells inside has made a deal. The next surprise was that sunburn only runs until ...
... right out of the water right in front of our eyes like flying fish. When we lie on our backs and see Eagles in the clear blue skies flanked by palm trees that cast shadows over beach huts, we generally get the feeling that life is not so bad after all.
As far as the food goes we have had the good the bad and the ugly. I had a hankering for a steak when we arrived in Goa. I don’t know why as I had resolved that beef ...
... and dirty accommodation). Luckily we have two more weeks of beach holiday planned. Hooray.
Closer to sunset we met up with the other couple and walked north towards the second peninsula. Our plan was to cross the shallow gap between the tip of promontory and a large island. I had seen a couple of tourists standing on the furthest reach of the island and vowed to conquer the same challenge.
The adventure began at the end of the beach where a ...