Riva Beach Resort
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... with no music playing, considerably cut the number of calls of "country?" "Tuktuk" "just looking".
It is ***********vey an accurate perception of the India populous as a tourist as the majority of locals a tourist will interact with during their time in India will be out to gain from the Pound, Dollar, Euro or any other foreign currency they can. These people ...
... on the beach and midnight was greeted by a haphazard firework "display".
The day itself was a lazy morning, a bottle of bubbles and presents through a secret santa system on the beach with the Frenchies followed by heading up to Arambol for some drinks with Maj, Carly and their group of friends.
During this time I had rented my Royal Enfield motor and on the 27th I set off on the long journey up to Hampi to mark the start of my month on the road.
We left go ym to head to Palolem beach. After taking to a few people we decided to get a taxi down. It cost 2500 and took us straight to the place. We're staying in sai valentines, another beach hut. Seems ok, they have decent wifi! Palolem is really nice. It's ...
... wandering around, we would meet for drinks on the patio, shoot the ****, and then go to wherever the scene was that night. We would then sit somewhere, drink, mingle and bemoan the ****** music.
That's about it. It was good to not be moving constantly, and trying to see every sight in city after city. It was also good to get away from the hustle and hustlers of the rest of India. But, after four nights of the relax, it is off to
... each other pretty well by the end of the trip bonding over our mutual ordeal at what should have been a routine bus journey.
From my stop in Mapusa I had about an hours wait before my bus to Arambol left so I sat down in a cafe with a few of my fellow bus mates bound for Anjuna and and a chai. I was with a group of 2 South Koreans girls who were new to India, doing a tour of the south and keen for some input on where to go and a Hungarian ...