Good-bye Goa



11months of vacation! Tempting.

We came to Goa last November. It was excitement + apprehension. Never did we get to stay at a vacationing land in all these years of hopping places.

Goa is definitely very different from the rest. Relaxed and laid back, no wonder people are crazy about this place when they want a break from the craziness of the city life. We know enough about the beach side life and action. Visiting is heaven on its own, staying is beyond that. Shops won’t open before 9 in the morning, 1 to 4 in the afternoon is lunch time and hence closed, and seldom is any shop open after 8 in the evening. Even the doctor pulls his shutter down after 8! Why not? Nobody would come this late!  Sunday is like a curfew, and I am not joking. all the shops are on a holiday; medical stores are included when I say shops, but not the wine stores (c’mon, it’s Goa)! May be no one falls ill on a Sunday! And if you do, there are other medicines too 😉  Continue reading