Anjuna Travel Blog› entry 4 of 84 › view all entries
September 21st, 2008 – by: spoose
Well we have now been in goa for some days now. What a pretty area. Everyone is very friendly. There is a neighbour called Rosie who checks on us regularly, the internet cafe wave at us as we go out in the morning. It is so nice. But there is the downside too. People don't stop staring I am not sure if its a sheer beauty or the fact we are white woman. I thinks it the last one. If you sit on the beach here you will be approached by woman selling things and trying to get you to visit there store. But they always go 'you are white' ( i always feel like going noooo I thought i was purple!) Steph has been told she is "indian barbie' and my favourite 'you are like chicken'. I will get miles out of that one.
We sat on the beach the other day reading (yes i am reading and no moni no pics) and we were approached my 2 english woman.
So what have we doing...hmmm.... good question. Well we have had to get over the being tired, get used to the heat and the culture. But we are ok now. We tried yesterday to go to the capital of Goa Panjim but it didnt happen. So we were speaking to the hostel owner and he suggested today we took a taxi tour. It costs 1500 ruppes (10 pounds) He took us to a spice plantation it was amazing.
We drove for ages, when we arrived we drove past 2 elephants (yes elephants!!!) Our driver lead us through the trees down some steps saw our first of two spiders (they are troll eating size, im looking for a big stick to scare them off).
After this we went to a couple of hindu temples and a cathloic church, before returning home. We are off to go meet the girls for dinner.
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