The Zuri White Sands Goa Resort & Casino
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After an interesting (!) bus ride we arrived in Goa to begin 3 days of celebrations (and the final of luxuries!) We were met at the bus stop by the hotel and taken straight to Zuri.
The wedding was amazing - lots of celebrating, sunshine, food, drink, laughter and some beach Olympics as well. At the end we were all partied out but decided …
... was just the way we like it - uneventful. Our luggage (which we checked but normally do not) was even waiting for us on the carousel! We were off to a terrific start!
The resort we have been staying at is nice (but probably more a 4 star by North American standards) and the guests are all Indian aside from us and an older British couple. Opting for the shaded pool, the Indians avoid the beach until sunset, so we pretty much have it to ourselves during the day. The sand ...
It is already Saturday, one week has passed. We headed off to Old Goa to visit a very famous church, St. Francis Xavier, who brought Christianity to Goa in the early 1400's. the church was beautiful and still remains so after 600 years! There were some markets along the road, where we enjoyed a lovely, refreshing coconut! We also headed off to Margao, which is a little shopping district. So amazing how everyone seems to share the road and not ...
... learning a lot about cultures and what is and definitely us NOT appropriate in India. I'm not saying we were drunk but... Upon stumbling into bed Naomi thought it was a good idea to set the alarm for 9 minutes before we needed to meet Annelies and co.... Cue massive panic, disorientation and you get two very disheveled conference delegates... Representing! All conference presentations were presented in either Indian Sign Language ...
At last, we had arrived to the warm seas and sands of the Indian Ocean! We had originally planned to spend 10 nights on the coast, however having arrived 3 days earlier than planned, our stay extended to almost two full weeks. Initially we were concerned this would be too long however we needn't have worried...of the many Goan beaches, we had chosen the southern Palolem beach as our home and loved every minute of it.
I'm not going to write a blow by ...
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