Goa Trip – Day 2

Continuing from my previous post, Day 2 was little better organized and typical touristy day in Goa. My friend wanted to see the Basilica of Bom Jesus. We rode out on our two wheeler from Baga to Bom Jesus. That was a back-breaking 40 minutes ride, which neither of us will ever do again. It was a bad ride because the bikes for rent are not in the best of conditions. TIP: if you plan to go on long rides, either ride solo or get a bike which is in a good condition. So after a painful 40-minute ride we … Continue reading

Goa Trip – Day zero and Day one

chapora fort, goa

I visited Goa last week. Goa remains one of my favourite vacation places. Maybe because I’ve gone there so many times and familiarity, for me, breeds comfort, when it comes to vacation spots. This Feb I was there, we stayed in South Goa. This time we stayed in the North. Here is the list of things I did. DAY Zero: Reached there on Friday evening and checked-in to Nazri resort, Baga. Location The rooms were clean, has a swimming pool, the service is good. Has a pool table (not the best of condition), 150 per hour. Our group had Breakfast and Dinner … Continue reading

Goa Sunsets

sunset from Candolim beach, goa

Sunset from Anjuna beach   Sunset from Vagator beach   Sunset from Candolim Beach   Sunset from Calangute beach   Sunset pics from my Goa visit in Nov 2017. Best place to sunset of all the beaches I have gone is the one from Vagator beach. Don’t miss it if you go to Goa. Map coordinates for vagator view point

Around Payannur


The first week of the month of June is a good time to drive through Karnataka and Kerala. The monsoons were just starting off, at least, that was the case this year when I drove on that part of the country. When the monsoons are just about to start, there are a few preliminary showers, which ensure that the forests are green and view outside scenic. At the same time it hasn’t rained so heavily as to cause any misadventure during the drive. It was during this period that I  drove to Payannur for a friend’s wedding with some friends. … Continue reading

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