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Monthly Archives: December 2009
Up at the crack of dawn again! I can’t seem to sleep here but I don’t mind. Early mornings are the most peaceful and magical time of day. I sat at the river ghats for an hour or so watching Lakshmi … Continue reading
I got up at 5.30am and climbed Hemakuta Hill (which overlooks Hampi Bazaar) to watch the sunrise. It was very impressive and I was delighted with myself for getting up early enough to see it. I sat on the hill top bathing in sunshine … Continue reading
We got up before the sun and wandered along the misty dark beach in search of a taxi that would take us to Margao from where we would board our train bound for Hospet. In spite of some fairly shocking driving the first … Continue reading
Our last day in Palolem was an emotional affair. We visited the Goa Animal Sanctuary in the morning and it was harrowing. We burst into tears at the sight of the poor cat who’s tail had been bitten off and the tears continued … Continue reading
Garrett arrived to visit Lynsey in the early hours so very little sleeping was done due to her unyielding excitement. Lyns left in a taxi bound for the airport at 5am and my taxi collected me at 9am to take … Continue reading
Colva treated us very well. We found it easy to feel comfortable and slide into a routine. Early mornings were spent topping up on lemon tea whilst watching the fishermen dragging in their boats and catches, before lazing on the … Continue reading
We said goodbye to Candolim (and it’s drunken tourist population) early in the morning. We found a lovely driver who drove us south stopping in at a few towns until we found somewhere that took our fancy. After very brief … Continue reading