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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) ...
... 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 ...
... for some reason the main gate is locked so everyone has to go through a small turnstile to get in and out...We jump the fence. It's hot, very hot. After what seems like 5 hours, we get back into the cab and hit the car jams again. A well fed Policeman makes an appearance and starts shouting at everyone. Sunil the taxi driver says he's only doing this because there's a senior policeman on his way who's heard about the chaos, otherwise he woud still be sitting in his ...
Also staying at go ym were an English couple called Jason and Jenny, they're travelling back to the uk via many different places after living in Australia for 6 years. They love travelling and from the short time we spent with them they told us so much and I think put our minds at ease with a lot ...
... 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) ...