We arrived in Goa at the end of November at 3 am! On our way from the airport to calengute I felt sick!!!...although excited it was strange thinking we are not here for 2 or 3 weeks......this is it for our birthdays, Christmas,New year and Valentines day! We settled into the apartment ,acclimatised for 10 days before our trip to Kerala. We caught the early morning train from Madgaon to Cochin,where we spent 2 days at Sajhomestay.We went to Munnar, Thekady,Allepy back to Fort Cochin,Chinese Fishing nets, Temples, Tea plantations, Martial arts, Kathakali show,elephant ride, Peryier lake,followed by an overnight trip on a houseboat.We took the train back to Goa. We ate at some great places including Cafe Lazy Days,Soumyens Kitchen, A Reverie Fiori, Redonda( good for a morning Lassie) numerous beach shacks to name a few!! Walking along a dusty track we bumped into Badger and Meercat had a quick chat!!( they seemed just as lovely as they come across on here.Visited many beaches including Little Vagator, Anjuna,mandrem,Baga,Candolim,My brother visited took him south stayed at White Sand Agonda took the boat to small Cola where we stayed in tents. Towards the end of our holiday we went to Blue Lagoon,Palolem and Patnam where we stayed in both posh and backpacker huts!!! A great week! We met up with friends(. Not seen for 5 years) made Many great new friends went to THE handbag man!!! This is very shortened but we had an amazing time,,,,,,,,the best time ever far better than our expectations!! We MUST thank so many people on here for all the tips,advice etc etc. Meercat for visa help,London Gall re Handbags, Chelseawolves re our trip to Kerela,Thankyou one and all.................We Roving Oldies had such an amazing time we got home on the Friday by Tuesday lunchtime E Tickets were tucked into our passports ready for November for our next long stay!!!......May see some of you!!
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