Leave a comment

Goa in the monsoons (for lack of a better title)

This ‘adjustment period’ has been a busy one. We’re still waiting for our luggage to arrive.Apparently it’s still stuck on the high seas due to bad weather. I have this vision of our crates of books toppling into the ocean, files turning into fish food.

In the meantime, Mr. R has been on three treks, we’ve been Ganesh-visiting (Ganesh Chaturti is a BIG festival here. The State’s been on a week long break of sorts). I’ve got a bit of writing done despite the lousy internet connectivity. We’ve been to museums that we’ve always heard of, but not had the time to visit and ferry rides back and forth on the Mandovi.

We checked out the annual harvest festival on the island of Divar which was a colourful event full of floats and fancy dress. The ride back from the village to the ferry was breathtaking. Unending expanse of green fields, kingfishers and lapwings minding their own business and in the distance, white churches perched on green hillsides.

Goa in the monsoons is really lovely. If you plan a trip, make it during this period. It’s quieter, cleaner, and really, really lush.

To prove it, pictures coming soon.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: