Goa

Mahalasa Narayani Temple, Ponda, Goa

Shantadurga & Other Saraswat Temples In Goa

Temple Trail in Goa? Ancient Temples in Goa? Really? Yes, there is a lot of history in Goa if you get past the beach belt. Goa has been one of the oldest living regions...

Chorla Ghat – Drive Through Goa Hinterlands

Chorla Ghat Road Trip Exploring hinterlands of Goa, like Chorla Ghat, is one of our favorite pastimes in Goa. We hardly go to the beaches, but we often drive down to the Goa hinterlands. Crossing...
Flock of Woolly-necked Stork

Flock Of Woolly-necked Stork – Birding In Goa

Woolly-necked Stork Flock at a waterbody in Goa A flock of Woolly-necked Stork by the shallow backwaters of Mandovi river near Merces in Goa during the 2015 summer attracted our attention. As bird enthusiasts as they are often...
Divar Island Church

Goa Backwaters – Stories From Boat Ride

Mandovi River in Goa is becoming my muse. I like to go and sit by it. My favorite spot is Darya Sangam behind Kala Academy. Where you can sit quietly and watch the sun...
Salaulim Dam & Botanical Garden

Salaulim Dam – Duckbill Spillway & Botanical Gardens, Goa

Come monsoons and water bodies of Goa manifest in a different avatar. Beaches become not so inviting rather unlike the rest of the year. Water flowing down from the Western Ghats takes the shape...
Arvalem Caves, Arvalem Waterfalls, Arvalem Temples in North Goa

A Walk Of Discovery At Arvalem, North Goa

A little ahead of the town of Bicholim in North Goa, lies a small village that is now called Arvalem. But was originally called Harvale or Harvalem. It is known for its 60 feet...
Excise Museum or Blue Building, Panaji, Goa

Walk Through Smugglers Mind At Indian Customs And Central Excise Museum, Goa

Why do smugglers smuggle goods across borders? Simple – to save taxes that the governments impose on taking these goods across borders. To avoid these taxes, some smart people try to fool the customs...
Kuskem Waterfalls landscape view, amidst lush greenery

Kuskem Waterfalls – Secret Monsoon Wonders Of Goa

Kuskem Waterfalls, Goa. Kuskem waterfalls, also called Kuske waterfalls, is a seasonal Goa monsoon attraction at the edge of western ghats in south Goa. It is about 20 km's from the Cotigao Wildlife sanctuary entrance off...

The Heritage Houses Of Goa – Portuguese Era Architecture

Heritage houses of Goa are typically known for a unique mix of native and Portuguese architecture. There is a museum dedicated to them called the Houses of Goa. After visiting that museum, I happened...
Summer Fruits of Goa - Cashew, Pineapple, Rose Water Apple, Kokum, Carranz, Cotton Fruit, Sweet Lime, Jackfruit

Goa Summer Delights – Pink & Purple Fruits

Goa Summer Delights surprised ? Summers can be harsh in Goa. Fruits are the Goa Summer Delights of this tiny state that bring some cheer and make the summer heat seem a bit bearable....

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