One Day in Goa

It was just one day, a stop on cruise itinerary. We had organised a driver for the day and instructed him to take him to some of his favourite places and anywhere we had to go. But… we were not interested in shopping and if he attempted to take us to one of the ubiquitousContinue reading “One Day in Goa”

Goa Virgin

We spent a day in Marmagao, on the west coast of India, in the state of Goa. It was just a taste – figuratively and literally. Bobby and I had one of the best seafood meals of our lives at a beach cafe, served to us by the proprietor, John, who had been educated inContinue reading “Goa Virgin”

Goa Harbour II

The best seafood I’ve ever eaten came in on one of these boats on the Goa coast. Like Pavlov’s dog, my mouth waters at the memory. That said, the softshell lobster caught fresh off the coast of Bar Harbour in the dead of a Maine winter runs a very close second. Sadly, I couldn’t convinceContinue reading “Goa Harbour II”

Sunset in Goa

Goa was one of those magical places where I ooh’ed and ahh’ed and then ooh’ed and ahh’ed and well… it’s that kind of place. We had a great driver who loved his job and accepted that we were not interested in shopping, but seeing and doing. We had possibly the best seafood meal of ourContinue reading “Sunset in Goa”