Forgotten Walls Culture Interesting facts 

Forgotten Walls

Wandering trough the streets of  Puri, I came across this object covered with green. It is an old temple of Krishna facing a newly built one. Inspired by this subject, I dug other old photos …        Below are photos from the Portuguese Fort in Canacona, the state of Goa.    Here is an old abandoned house built in the... Read More
Goan Shark Food 

Goan Shark

The shark was fresh and very small and did not resemble a monster of any Hollywood production … of course, apart from its specific shape of mouth and dorsal fin. The shark does not scratch, you have to take the skin off it. Here you can see the removal of shark skin and a few other exotic films … Our... Read More
Sichuan pepper Food 

Sichuan pepper

A bunch of fresh green berries bought at a market in Canacona may look too tasty to think of it as a spice. If you tempt yourself to try one, the itchy and burning feeling in your mouth will make you, want to, drink water for a few next hours, which I experienced personally, but only after one and a half... Read More
Ancient History of Goa Interesting facts 

Ancient History of Goa

The original inhabitants of the Konkan region on the South Goa coast are the Kunbi, Gauda and Velip tribes. It is claimed that they inhabit the region of the coast for over five thousand years. Today, they live in the region of Kerala, Karnataka and South Goa. Some of these tribes adopted the Roman Catholic religion as a result of the... Read More
Kolam – Rangoli Culture Interesting facts 

Kolam – Rangoli

 Kolam is most known in south India, Nepal, and few other Asian countries. While walking through the village streets of Tamil Nadu, it is hard not to see the drawings on the ground. They are made of rice flour, chalk powder, rock powder or colored powders. The making of such a kolams is widely practiced by women of South India. In... Read More
Goa – our experience with fish Food 

Goa – our experience with fish

While staying at Goa, we have tried many kinds of fishes, and the best of them that has been our favorite is bangra (pangra) – mackerel. It doesn’t need scraping, only large ones have some scales on the head and tail. It has tolerable bones – it is easy to get rid of them. It does only require cleansing of the viscera... Read More
From Goa to Tamil Nadu Travel 

From Goa to Tamil Nadu

Finally came time to say goodbye to sunny Goa and its beaches. We still had 1 and a half month till our visa finishes but we wanted to travel and do not depend on time. Ticket to Chennai (Chennai Express) 21st December we had a train from Margao to Chennai, in Sleeper class, of course. It wasn’t easy to gain... Read More