Goa is undoubtedly India’s jewel and we go beyond the common selling points of this sunshine state to present a compelling gamut of its myriad images and moods. We present the deep roots of... More > faith and heritage, the melange of cultural influences that shape and define the special character of Goa.From the spectacular beaches, we lead you through its rivers and mangroves, to
spice trails and forests up to the mellow magic of the monsoons. From the swinging
revelry of the carnival, we walk you through some of the most distinctive festivals of
many religions.Be it food, drink or sport, Goa has definitely something special to offer. Instead of a mere listing of places to eat and stay, we focus on the character of the hotels and
restaurants, offering an insight into the brands that have become entrenched in minds across the globe.Goa’s radiant beauty lends itself to beautiful imagery; the panorama and
rhythms of life here evoke lyrical outpourings.
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Calender features 14 images of various location in Goa(India) by landscape photographer Sydney Alvares. The calender contains important dates in UK, US and India (Goa). [[ Take 15% off 1 to 9... More > Calendars order. Use Code: NINECALUK (Save upto £50). Also take 20% off 10 or more Calendars order
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The magic of the cuisine of the flamboyant land called Goa is simply unparalleled. How tantalizing is the flavor the vegetarian & non-vegetarian food of Goa! The aroma of the Goan soups simply... More > captivates my senses. I’ve always been a true admirer of this awesome food.
Of course, anyone would just love to have this toothsome food while on a trip to Goa or at any restaurant around the world. How about cooking this alluring food? Don’t worry! You don’t need to be an expert chef for it. Now you can also experience the wonders of cooking without even attending any cookery classes. The e-book titled “The Delectable Recipes of Goa” is developed to guide and assist you in this task.
Grab your copy of “The Delectable Recipes of Goa” right now!< Less
About Sir Richard Francis Burton 3
Goa and the Blue Mountains (1851) 32
The Voyage 32
New Goa 55
Old Goa As It Was 78
Old Goa As It Is 98
Return to Panjim 120
The Population of... More > Panjim 142
Education, Professions, and Oriental Studies 188
Adieu to Panjim 207
The Hindoos of Malabar 260
The Moslem and Other Natives of Malabar 289
The Land Journey 304
First Glimpse of "Ooty" 329
Life at Ooty 348
Life outside Ooty 378
The Inhabitants of the Neilgherries 400
Kotagherry.--Adieu to the Blue Mountains 417
Other Major Works 434
ISBN: 978-1-4583-9129-2< Less
This diary is the perfect traveling companion for anyone visiting Goa. Plan and record all details of your trip, includes lined and blank pages for writing your diary and sketching, with handy... More > information tailored for travelers. Lists to help you pack, plan and set budgets are included in this journal. The perfect gift for anyone visiting Goa.< Less
Goa is a former Portuguese colony in India; it is the smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in South West India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the... More > state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. Goa is India's richest state with a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole. It was ranked the best placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.
Panaji is the state's capital, while Vasco da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first landed in the early 16th century as merchants and conquered it soon thereafter. The Portuguese overseas territory of Portuguese India existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by India in 1961.< Less
Etymological Background 7
History of Goa 8
Flora and Fauna 16
Languages in Goa 28
Historic Places in Goa 31
Places of... More > Educational Significance 32
Culture of Goa 33
Dance and Music 34
Media in Goa 44
Places of Interest in Goa 50
Mormugao Harbour 62
Pilar 65< Less
Kids can record their own travel adventures and make a treasured memory book for their trip to Goa, with this travel journal. A great diary and travel companion that will increase children’s... More > excitement, this journal offers plenty of writing and drawing space. Helping children become involved in the early planning stages of their trip. This is a great gift for children and a great keepsake for parents.< Less
The book is a comedy about a Know It All, Fussy, Happy, Grumpy, Jolly, Two-Faced, Pompous, Hilarious, Cowardly, Lovable, Prissy, Crazy Deluded middle aged man on holiday with his long suffering... More > wife.
Mr. Fusspot gets himself in all sorts of situations but always comes out of them having the last word and is totally convinced he’s always right.
In each chapter he finds himself in a different dilemma, always of his own making.
The book has a great ending.
Who doesn't know a Mr. or Mrs. Fusspot?
It's funny, and it's all true.< Less
Most of the people in the Indian coastal areas are non-vegetarians. They love eating fish, since it is their staple diet.
In Mumbai and Goa they have numerous recipes to cook fish, especially... More > prawns. The large size king prawns in Mumbai and Goa are served by most of the star hotels and restaurants, even the roadside eateries.
In this book we have provided some of the best prawn recipes which can be easily learned even by a first-timer.
It does not take very long to cook dishes, following any of the given recipes. So get ready and become your own cook, and eat the prawn dishes with Indian flavour< Less