Posts Tagged: beaches

North Goa – Chapora, Vagator and Anjuna

We took a taxi for the short distance between Arambol and Chapora, sharing the cost with our friend Roy. Roy had already enquired about the cheapest guest house, sunset view, which had basic, grubby rooms for 200 rupees a night. The bathroom was located on the roof top, which had a view over the bay through the trees. Chapora itself was a small village, with a small shrine around a Banyan tree in the center, not 20 meters from our guest house. Most foreigners hung out here, smoking chilums and drinking fresh juices from one of the two juice bars…. Read more »

North Goa – Arambol

Our two day train journey ended at thivim station, from there we took a taxi to arambol. We should have gotten off at Pernem, much closer to Arambol but this was not marked as a station in the Rough Guide. Straight away Goa felt like a completely different country to the rest of India that we’d visited so far. The roads were good and there was a noticeable difference in the amount of rubbish lying on the ground. The buildings were well-kept with well tended gardens and the taxi itself was luxury with clean leather seats. We arrived in Arambol… Read more »