Dudhsagar Waterfalls, at 2,000 feet high, are the highest falls in India. Dudhsagar means "sea of milk" and the name comes from the white foam created from the force of the water as it drops.
In front of Titanic restaurant on Palolem beach I found a husband and wife team from Menali who were offering massages - the husband would massage male clients and his wife the ladies. She gave me a... more
Parasailing is offered on a few beaches in Goa (both north and south). This was from Sinquerim Beach in North Goa right in front of the Taj Holiday Village Hotel.
The price runs about Rs 800-1000 per... more
when u reach the calangute beach there are already get you some agents of water rides. They will give you 5 rides in 600 rupees . most amazing thrill in banana ride and parachute gliding which are... more
A visit to the beach at fort Aguada is a must for any visitor to Goa.And the best time to do so is at sunset.It is also a fine beach to swim in.The luxurious Fort aguada beach resort overlooks the... more
Old Goa was he site of the Portuguese capitl until the mid 18th century. Today is it a magnificent complex of churches, monasteries, and cathedrals that cover a 1.5 km stretch. It is also a UNESCO... more
One of things Anjuna is famous for is its Wednesday Flea Market. Decades ago in the 60's it was a popular hangout for hippies who sold their wares at the market. These days almost all the hippies are... more
A fun thing to do when visiting Goa is bath an elephant. We went to the Tropical Spice Plantation for the elephants (we visited another spice plantation for the spice tour). Two in our party took a... more
The mouth of the Baga River (Baga Creek) is at the beach's north end and the beach is sort of the end of the road - and the end of the beach strip Sinquerim to Baga. Although this is a relatively... more
Vagator Beach is one of the prettiest beaches in North Goa. Lined with palm trees and secluded coves, it's very laid back - at least during the day. At night, it comes to life with rave parties. It's... more
One of the Worlds top Beaches , Palolem Beach is located In South Of Goa.
The beach is largely unspoiled and is inhabited by both local fishermen and by foreign tourists who live in shacks along the... more
The Basilica of Bom Jesus is made of laterite.The building was completed in 1585.The church is remarkbly simple except for the richly gilded altars.The church is called 'Bom Jesus' meaning 'good... more
This state museum is located over the small creek in the eastern part of Panaji. It exhibits Portuguese Christian art, rock sculptures, furniture (including a table used in the Goan Inquisition), an... more
Anjuna Beach is one of Goa's most famous beaches in part for the Wednesday Flea Market held nearby and in part due to the party scene and drugs. It was the original "hippie" hangout in the 60's.
Candolim Beach is positioned between Sinquerim and Calangute Beaches. It is one of the three main areas where most tourists stay when visiting North Goa (the other two being Calangute & Baga). Of the... more
Mapusa ("Mapsa") is located about 10 miles north of Panaji, inland from Baga and Anjuna beaches. There is a daily "local" market there - fruits, vegetables, fish and a maze of small stores selling all... more
Directly across from Panaji, quiet Coco beach was located at the mouth of the Nerul River on the Mandovi Estuary. Beautiful tall palm tress framed the beach. The water here was calm - and therefore,... more
Dona Paula beach is about 3-4 miles from Panaji. The Bay of Dona Paula is where two of Goa's rivers, the Zuari and the Mandovi, meet the Arabian Sea. A former fishing village, it has a nice view of... more
My friend and I booked a trip with Konkan Explorers... and what a gr8 idea we had to do so :-)
We went on board in the morning around 10am. We were welcome with some fresh coconut water and Poonam... more
In Colva you will find many locals in colourful dress and jewellery in the market area selling souvenirs. Most of them were happy to have their photo taken! and the photos will look good when you get... more
Around 6km from Ponda is the Tropical Spice Plantation which is worth a visit. Reached by a wooden foot bridge which makes for a great photo opportunity especially if the water buffalo is there.... more
There is nothing better than lazing on the beach, watching the sun go down, sipping on a Kingfisher or a sweet lime and soda. Stringfellows on Candolim Beach is a great shack - free sun loungers and... more
The Se cathedral is built in the Portuguese-Gothic style. The exterior of the church is Tuscan while the interior is Corinthian.The bell in the existing tower is often referred to as the 'Golden Bell'... more
Tarkarli is 2hrs drive from Goa. 6kms from Malvan. Its in Maharashtra State, District Sindhudurga. Nearest town is Malvan. Nearest railway station is Kudal and Nearest airport is Panjim Airport, Goa..... more
Goa is one of India's smallest states situated on the west coast about 350 miles south of Mumbai (a one hour flight). Its relatively small in area and you can drive from North to South in about 3 to 4...
I am from Kerala.. south of Kerala in Trivandrum is my home town. Just 12 kms off Kovalam beach. So, beach and beach life were not new to me..still I wonder what made me decide to......