Black Sheep Bistro, Panaji

The Goan capital has seldom meant a fine dining experience for me. In my many visits there, I was lucky enough to eat at all popular and alternative restaurants for the best food. However, this time when a friend of mine took me to a new place for dinner, refusing didn’t seem like an option….

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Photo story: Goa Carnaval 2015

Every year, four days in the middle of February marks the Goa Carnaval. The colourful and lively state adorns even more character by displaying ‘floats’ across different towns and cities. There are a number of cultural programs and street performances that are exhibited with social messages. This year, the Carnaval was held from February 14…

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Exploring Arpora Saturday Night Market, Goa

I have always been curious of the flea markets in Goa and even though I lived there for six months, I have missed them, thanks to their seasonal visits. Luckily, this time I made up for the loss. I decided to make a quick stop at Mackies Saturday Night Bazaar before heading to the bigger…

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2014 through my travel looking glass

This year has been unpredictable, frightening and very emotional for me. There were times when I didn’t want to open my eyes to a new day and there were nights when I didn’t want the morning lights to interfere. In all honesty, when I look back in time, I did not preempt any of this….

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Chasing sunset in South Goa

Stretched across a polite 2 kilometres of clear sands, Agonda beach is one of the most tranquil spots of Goa. I decided to steal an evening and escape to this secluded beach, before it gets dressed for the upcoming season. The changing colours of the sun and correspondingly, the sky and waters seemed somewhat surreal….

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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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