Siesta de Goa Hotel
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... you are made of - Abound when there is no buffer (like a guide) between you and the world. You learn pretty fast what your weaknesses are and how to adapt. A smile, a joke (even if told in your own language), and an open heart can often soften any situation. Equally so, there are times when you need to maintain boundaries, be firm or even ignore others. Traveling is really no different than everyday life, except that it is magnified ...
... with family. They really let loose on holiday, sleeping in until 10am. They play with their children in the most loving and attentive ways, letting them stay up way past my own bedtime. They drink alcohol - even women! They travel in large family groups, with even the grandparents in attendance.
The only real holdover from day-to-day life seems to be the modesty of women's beach attire. Indian women wear the funniest swimsuits! Bike shorts or full spandex leggings with ...
... him and pulled him away from the man. We're still not 100% sure what was going on, but it was very weird! Other weird occurrences in the markets included; trying to be sold alcohol and cigarettes, being approaches by other tourists, approached by Indians on the beach, hearing of friends being attempted to be sold drugs etc. The place was a bit crazy, but of you can steer clear from all that it is really wonderful! Bargaining with the Indians ...
... the monotony. The train journeys are also distinctly different to the experiences of the bus journeys which seek to get you from A to B as quickly as possible with few or no stops for food ( or anything else for that matter) and driven at hair raising speeds through the Indian landscape.
17 hours later - yes that really is 17 hours - which was originally only a 9 hour journey we finally pull into Mumbai station - although the train station is not the central one we ...
... with not finding enough flight seats for 17 to fly together to Cochin, that we even entertained taking a 14-hour train...then we quickly came to our senses! By the evening we were all mentally exhausted! We had a lovely dinner at Sake (in the Zuri) and celebrated my mom's 67th birthday with her brother and sister, and all their families. What a perfect ...