Royal Canvas Yoga Retreat
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... go around the corner to a spot or stay in. The latter was chosen. The B Team scurried upstairs and put two tables together. When staff put an extra chair, I removed it!
Had pork vindaloo, a traditional Goan dish. The waiter asked if I wanted it spicy. I told him to challenge the chef in that regard. The chef followed through as it was very hot. Half a Kingfisher washed it down. Some coffee followed, Ray treating a round of brandy .
... us. The fort had an awesome view looking back down over the beach.
By now it was definitely lunch time and Sophy had recommended the Artjuna Cafe, which was a great idea. It's a cute garden cafe and shop with lots of homemade salads and sandwich's. We made the most of the food and WiFi and sat here for a while relaxing. The cafe is partnered with a little boutique shop, and we decided to buy Nushkie's birthday present from ...
The day had been set aside for getting to Palolem beach with Elmi and Emma. This was under 100 clicks south, but we anticipated it would take a large chunk of time due to having to catch several buses. Originally we intended to leave early, but the late night pushed our departure to a quarter of an hour past check-out time. We hiked out under the glare of the guest-house owner. It was a long walk to breakfast at the ...
... Robert Sheehan (of Misfits and Love/hate fame if you know them) was being based on our beach much to all the locals intrigue. Sheehan was also sporting some fetching tropical patterned leggings. We also had one more wonderful example of timing and the integrity of the average Indian shopkeeper. Whilst looking at sunglasses the man came across, picked up a pair and declared, 'These are very good quali-' and before he could finish one of the lenses popped out. Alex couldn't stop laughing for ...
... about £3 it really doesn’t seem worth it.
We often look at each other these days and ask ourselves if
we feel guilty about doing this, about having such a great time. And yes, I do.
I feel guilty that I am so lucky to even have so many first world problems that
I can write a whole blog entry about it. I feel guilty when a local asks me and
I tell them that we will be travelling for a year – I mean how privileged are