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  • 1. MISCELLANEOUS

    The name, ‘Goa’ is from the word, ‘Gomanta’ referred to in the great Hindu epic, the ‘Mahabharat’. According to mythology, Bhargav Parasurama, the incarnation of the god Vishnu and a pupil of the god...

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  • 2. BEACHES

    A large, rusty and abandoned russian ship is anchored at the beach of Candolim. The rope has a foothold right on the beach. I don't know how long time this ship have been anchored here, but it doesn't...

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  • 3. LOCAL TRAVEL

    With the festive season round the corner, Goa is all set to welcome its visitors who make a beeline to its shores during the October to March season that is the best time to explore this picturesque...

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  • 4. LOCALS

    You have to go to Goa in March for the Holy Festival...its pure fun and the locals in such a good mood and painting your face with all kinds of colours. The Holey Festival and the beautiful...

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  • 5. How Much to Tip??

    N/ATipping is fairly common in India with the exception of rickshaw drivers or taxi drivers, unless you hire them for the day (although a few rupees or rounding...

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  • 6. ATMs

    The closest ATM to Palolem beach is at Canacona - there's a little row of shops and a large hotel, halfway between the beach and Canacona railway station and...

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  • 7. When to go

    The season for Goa is between October and March, with Christmas being the peak time. We were there in early April, and a lot of the beach hut resorts and...

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  • 8. Friendly locals

    The thing that strikes me about Goa is how friendly everybody is. The locals are really helpful when you speak to them and strangers smile at you in the street...

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  • 9. Mobile phones in India

    India has a large number of mobile phone users. Even among the poorest people. In 2009 they said it was more mobil phones than toalets in India. With their...

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  • 10. Goa trance music

    Goa trance is a monotone electronic music said to be originated from Goa during the late 1980's. For me it sounds more like Belgian techno music from the...

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  • 11. Calangute town

    Calangute is the largest town in North Goa, and an intersection between north and south in Goa. The streets are traficated with restaurants and shops offering...

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  • 12. Shanty restaurants on the beach

    The bamboo restaurants and the shanty cottages on the beach of Calangute is teared down every year when the summer monsun starts and some of them are build up...

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  • 13. Doctor and hospitals in Goa

    .Charter operators recommend Health Clinic in Calangute if you need medical assistance. +91 9822662979Vintage Hospital St. Ines in Panjim is the best hospital...

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  • 14. Russians

    More than half of all the tourist in Goa are russian. You can hear their languages everywhere on the beaches of north Goa. And you can see signs with the...

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  • 15. Cows in the street

    The Hindus consider the cows in India as holy and they are allowed to freely roam the cities whatever traffic around. This looks strange to foreigners, but...

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  • 16. Life guards in Goa

    Calangute and especially Candolim beach has lifeguards to protect the tourists. A man is on the guard each 200-300 metres of the beach, and a patrol car...

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  • 17. The beach sellers in Goa

    The beaches of Goa has a large number of lokals who sell food, drinks, icecream or crafts. In many cases they don't take no for an answer, and keep on hassle...

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  • 18. Annoying Guests and uncultured Kids

    Manu fond memories everthing from the fantastic hotel Hyaat resort and Spa to the beautiful beaches, the water sports. The warm waters of the Indian ocean and...

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  • 19. visit the capital Panjim

    Panaji welcomes the tourists not with tourist sites but with its character. Apart from being the capital of Goa, it is also the focal point of tourism in Goa...

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  • 20. Some wildlife

    As well as our visits to the tiger refuge, the monkeys at Dudhsagar and our several encounters with elephants, we were always on the lookout for other...

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  • 21. Palolem Beach

    Hi to you all and happy new year :)Just come back from Goa and wanted to tip you a bit . I havespend most of my time at Palolem beach so most of my tipswill be...

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  • 22. Postal Services in India

    If you have to send letters/parcesl to overseas, just go to the nearby post office (check the location at your hotel reception desk). You can send letters,...

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  • 23. visa

    i am having the same problem. The Indian Embassy give out a phone number which is wrong. It has been outsourced to v.f.s a prvate company. you have to fill in...

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  • 24. south goa vs north goa

    If you have to decide where to stay, simple . if you want activity, with playing and drinking with the crowds, eating fish at the shacks, and simply observing...

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  • 25. Save youself money and use the nearest ATM

    We are in Palolem and many people don't know that there are 2 ATM's in Chaudi, which is the nearest town. Chaudi (4km from Palolem) can be reached by bus from...

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