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TravelPod Member ReviewsCuba Retreat Mandrem
Clean, well laid out, professionally run. The wifi cut in and out, but that's India.
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... man stopped me in my tracks on my way down the path and said it was a Hindi wedding party and the wedding is tomorrow. That would have been a good present, a European at a Hindi wedding! Then we went into spice of life restaurant and bar as they said they have wifi even though we only wanted a drink. So we sat had a drink and then he tells us the wifi isn't working.. That's a coincident. Got back to the hotel, two men sat on reception (bodyguards) ...
... train arrived, we saw B1 but there was no sign of carriage B3. Terrie told John to get onto his carriage before the train left. Terrie ran to the other end of the long train and finally found B3 which was probably separated from carriage B1 by 12 or so carriages! John was pleased to receive a text from Terrie that she had got onto the train as it pulled away from Madgaon station. The conductor told Terrie that John could sit next to her and texted John with this news. John ...
... for noise they can be a very considerate breed, so warm and welcome with open doors and endless offers of food or help - it's just such a shame that there a few (many) Indians out there trying to scam an extra few rupees as the majority are immensely good natured people!
I had no plans for Goa and nothing booked but had friends I'd met down in the very south so the plan was to get off the train, sleep in the station for a few hours then jump on the first local bus ...
... to the bottom of the cliffs to stop erosion. At first, we didnt believe there was actually a beach, only a rocky outcrop along the coastline. We pressed on with our packs on in search of accommodation and arrived at the beach. Then we had the task of enquiring at each establishment. We offloaded our packs and Darren continued on. Just when he was about to tell me everything was booked, we came across some lovely beach houses costing 1,500 rupees per night (about ...
... that afternoon.....Ashtanga yoga is a very different style, it's very good for competitive people as you need to be really strong to rock the poses...I think it's a bit hard core for me but I enjoyed it anyway. We'd dinner at our place and got a Kadai curry with paneer which was a little too spicy for me.....I drank an entire beer after the first few mouthfuls but it was very tasty. It's our last night in Mandrem as we're off to Palolem beach (south Goa) ...