Above the Goan seas

I feel the wind and meditate faintly. Forgoing all control and experiencing the lightness of being. As if I were a cloud above the great waters, Sailing smoothly through the suns of time. No sooner the plane took off from Goa’s runway, I saw a distinct rainbow and moments later appeared this scene. I couldn’t…

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Goa, as I see it

“Ah! what pleasant visions haunt me As I gaze upon the sea! All the old romantic legends, All my dreams, come back to me” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Some of my favourite images from Goa. For all those who might have seen some of the images on my Instagram, apologies for the repeats but they’re an…

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Goa, as I will remember it

‘It’s already August’, I thought two mornings ago. I was back from yet another travel and felt the slight disorientation, the usual aftermath. Transcending into a deeper reflection, I knew I was close to my time in Goa. The very prospect of it made the uneasiness in my stomach stronger. A chance I took 5…

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Train journey- Madgaon to Kolkata

The Indian railways can throw some of the toughest options at its passengers. I recall my train journeys as horrid and uncomfortable–as a child, I was crushed up against a suitcase on the upper berth; as a teenager an asocial reader amongst inquisitive co-passengers and as a solo student traveller who was always on the…

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Meeting Talpona

As travellers, we often forget to explore our own backyard. Thankfully, I have learnt from my mistakes and try discover it all. Less than a week after I moved to Goa, I took my scooter out and set on an unknown path. After a 30-minute aimless ride, I finally found myself in the beautiful neighbourhood…

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Goa unexplored

Today has been an incredible day. Set out for a long ride on the road and came across some of the finest sights in Goa. From Canacona to Varca, I witnessed limitless greenery, white sand beaches, blue lagoons, cute bridges and quaint Portuguese bungalows. Across 80kms of my journey, I occasionally lost my way and…

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