Charter a fishing boat at Panjim and watch as the palm trees on the beach recede into the distance. Visit 200 hundred-year-old spice plantations or the Saturday Night Bazaar where live music and food stalls lend the bazaar a festival atmosphere. Travel through humble fishing villages on the Arabian Sea or rustic colonial towns, where jungles twist their way around churches and basilicas. Entering Goa via India's most vibrant city, Mumbai, Footprintfocus will prove an invaluable companion. · Essentials section with practical tips on getting there and around.· Background section with fascinating information on the region's unique history and culture.· Comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep & play in Goa and in Mumbai.· Detailed street maps for Mumbai, Panjim and other important towns.· Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Goa without weighing you down. The content of the Footprintfocus Goa (with Mumbai) guide has been extracted from Footprint's India Handbook.
About the Author
Victoria McCulloch is a nomad currently calling Goa home. Armed with a laptop and a yoga mat, she plies her trade as freelance journalist and Kundalini Yoga teacher. She first ventured to India in1997, but has been living in the 'motherland' for the last seven years and can now only drink her tea with masala in it. Victoria has also been influenced by the music and chanting in India and is recording her second mantra album.