Staying in a hotel on holiday is very different to staying in one on business. Where once the service seemed efficient, on holiday, it feels impersonal.
I am a bird-watcher. No, let me say that again, I am a lazy bird-watcher and yet I can photograph at least 12-20 species every single day.
Cycling in Goa is fun. The roads are by and large quite good and, if you move away from the crowd, cycling is a delight to exercise the body and clear the mind.
Ponds and especially fish ponds have a special charm. Somehow by bringing water into your immediate environs, brings in some magic.
There is the Goa you know – a Goa of beaches, Tito’s, King’s beer in shacks and meeting everyone you already know from Mumbai on the back of a rented scooter – and then there’s the Goa you don’t know.
Last updated: Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020