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Travel Blogs from Salcette
... After walking for some
time I stopped to take a photo. Whilst doing so, a hole in the wall shop owner
greeted me. After all the usual conversations: “Which county? What is your good
name? What do you think of Indian weather?” an older chap appeared behind him
who spoke better English. After a short conversation about sun cream and the fact
that yes I would burn without it I was invited into their house – a rather
humble abode where I was presented with ...
... I gave up completely on the idea of getting any sleep a couple hours later. Especially when the beach dogs started at each other and the other, smaller birds began to wake up and add to the noise
After organizing some accommodation (far away from any members of the animal kingdom as possible) for my mates who were due to arrive the next morning, I headed back to the hut for a nap. On the way I bumped in to the owner of the ...
... to the bushes and stared to pee. After this and once the windy road was finished I managed to fall asleep. At 4.30am we were all woken up by knocking on our bunks telling us to go to the toilet. This happened again at 6am. I missed the train. If they just put a toilet on the coach it would solve so many problems and so much unnecessary waking up. Needless to say me and kirsty arrived in Goa both tired and swearing to never get an expensive, **** death coach again. We got a bus to our ...
... which means that prices are low, which suits our pockets very well indeed! Palolem is always changing and evolving with each season, and some of the bars and restaurants have added some lovely touches plus the food and ambience has been stepped up a notch, its far away from the basic hippy hang out that it used to be (I came here with Helen in 2003 I think and it was really basic and lovely and chilled) but that said some of the improvements here are very welcome, and some well, just ...
I know, we should really move on. Today is the last day here, I promise. After our free and busy breakfast we ventured out with the goal of seeing one of the few other stunning beaches close by. Our sights were aimed at Cola beach, reputed to be one of the nicer and quietest beaches around South Goa. A bit of negotiating later and we had a taxi/ Jesus bus take us the 15 Km's North. Why Jesus bus you ask? Seeing a very christian town in Goa is not what I expected ...
Other places to stay in Salcette
Utordo Beach, Salcette | Resort$100 average
Colva Beach, Salcette | 3 star resortfrom $30
Benaulim to Colva Road, Salcette | Resortfrom $46
336/0 Benaulim Beach, Caluwaddo, Salcette | Resortfrom $279