Goa is beautiful in rains, the greenery everywhere, the heavy rains, the sound it makes, the cool weather, everything is fantastic. A simple drive to a grocery store for essentials becomes a wonderful moment.
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Call of the sea
The sea stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.
Walking down the steps of Bambolim Beach Resort, Goa, Adi shrieked at the first glimpse of the sea. His pace quicken as my sister frantically chased after him to calm down and go slow. Clothes flew off his body while he was still running a master trick which I can’t understand how he managed. Read More
The girl on the balcão
One Saturday morning (few months back) Anuja and I decided to go to Bodega Café, located at the Sunaparanta Centre for the Arts at Altinho. I had been to this place a few times and love the huge old Portuguese house, the gallery which showcases some excellent work of art, and courtyard, the ambiance, and the daily changing menu. A very good place to sit and relax reading a book, or chat with few friends. Read More
Waiting for the start of the season
Time is too slow for those who wait.
Some of my favorite places in Goa are shut down for dull season during the rains.
- the relaxed setup at Morjim beach in the north with Rajasthani tents
- the peaceful, isolated location at Columb which has an almost private cove
Ponte de Linhares Causeway
The famous Ponte de Linhares Causeway connects Ribandar to the capital Panjim and was built in 1633.
The drive is spectacular with Mandovi river on one side with islands of Chorao and Divar, mangroves Read More
The magic of Goa
I may not believe in God, but I do believe a higher power paints these landscapes, for it is foolish to think chaos can be so beautiful.
I stare in silence, as the magic unfolds in front of me. I don’t want to miss a moment of this. I know there will be people in this world who are oblivious of this, who will never see this. It’s a thought still stuck in my Read More
Twilight at Agonda beach – Chattai
It’s funny how modernization evolution and lifestyle adaptations take away something we crave the most… calmness.
My first visit to Agonda was a bit disappointing, it did not feel as exciting as Colomb beach, or Palolem. However a few days later I landed up on this beach to spend a weekend.
If isolation is what you seek, this is exactly where Read More