Heaven… er, I mean Goa

No matter how well you write, how much you write, how many photographs you post, it is impossible to capture Goa. I won’t attempt the impossible and thus I’m summarizing my trip to Goa in 12 shots.

Day-0 : 20th Feb, 2010


Caught a sunrise after a long time, maybe years! Thanks to Indian Railways for not letting me sleep peacefully :)
[Shot with the cell phone]

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The train journey through Konkan, although very slow, is amazing. Beautiful landscapes everywhere, the train twisting and turning through the Kali River Basin Forests, valleys on one side, mountains on another, Dudhsagar Waterfalls en-route. It is a beautiful journey.

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Finally I see the light at the end of the tunnel. Goa is calling! Kali River Basin Forest is beautiful, but it is not on my agenda right now, it is scheduled for the next weekend. I want to reach Goa ASAP!

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Day:1


Spent 70% of our time idling on Calangute Beach. A huge advantage of staying a minute away from the beach :)
[Shot with the cell phone]

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Drove to Anjuna Beach, Vagator Beach. One of the best things about Goa is that you can hire a 2-wheeler :)

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Sunset Cruise in Panaji. Get tickets to upper deck, order few drinks, put up your feet, and relax!

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Day:2


When in Goa, Water Sports are inevitable; and so is bargaining.
We bargained hard, and got a really great deal :)

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Atop Fort Aguda

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Idling at Sinquerim, shooting the sunset

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Day-3 : 23rd Feb, 2010


Completed two years!

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Last day in Goa, spent the day at Baga Beach.

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Damn, how/why did these 4 days end so soon? We’ll be back soon, we promised ourselves.

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20 Responses to “Heaven… er, I mean Goa”


  1. 1 sandeep March 5, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    :)) good good..nice pics

  2. 3 Arun March 5, 2010 at 4:05 pm

    nice and happy belated anniversary Wishes

  3. 5 25BAR March 6, 2010 at 11:37 am

    Looks like you’d had a good time!

  4. 6 Chittaranjan March 7, 2010 at 1:16 am

    Nice pics those. Glad you could enjoy a relaxed holiday in this rather hectic times!

  5. 8 Winnie the Poohi March 8, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    Wonderful wonderful pics!! I miss the sea!! and there is nothing more beautiful than a sunset @ the sea..

  6. 9 Vivek March 12, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    Awesome pics. Congratulations :)

  7. 11 Sangfroid March 22, 2010 at 12:03 am

    Why only 12 though?

    Nice captures, of course! And belated wishes on completing 2 :)

    Cheers!

  8. 13 Kunal Barthakur April 2, 2010 at 4:29 am

    Hi Kunal,

    This is kunal here! Thanks to you buddy I found out the meaning of my name.. Anywayz hope you are doing well?? And nice pics mate!
    Go Goa !!!

    Regards,
    Kunal Barthakur
    Chester
    United Kingdom

  9. 14 Vismitha April 11, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    Hey. Looks like you had an amazing time :)
    Beautiful pictures too :)

    P.s – I’m adding you on my blogroll !

  10. 16 Winnie the poohi April 16, 2010 at 3:25 am

    Where did u go gayab?? write a new post already!

  11. 18 HOBO(nickname) April 20, 2010 at 11:58 am

    I have a plan to visit including Konkan Darshan.

  12. 19 vinod July 5, 2010 at 7:43 pm

    Kunal, great pics of Goa. You have an interesting blog. Keep writing on it regularly.

    Vinod Ekbote


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