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Gazette 126

INDIA Goa & Bombay December 2013/January 2014

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Christmas Day in Margao

Christmas Day shopping
After lunch we did a little shopping - a quarter kilo of dried Kashmiri chillies, some tangerines & fresh yogurt
for Boxing Day breakfast, an emergency bottle of Indian red wine & some of Goa's finest cashew nuts

empty street  view towards the western Ghats
A rare sight - our street traffic free in the afternoon / View towards the Western Ghats in the distance

Restaaurant  Christmas dinner
Another rare sight - Longuinhos empty early evening / Our Yuletide dinner of special Goan prawn curry with
kismur, basmati rice & papad accompanied by Kashmiri peas & local port

Boxing Day

street outside hotel  garden restaurant
Our street back to normal / The leafy garden at Venice restaurant is a pleasant place for lunch
(if you can put up with repeatedly hearing a Boney M compilation...)

lunch   pile of chillies
Lunch of fried Goan sausages & chilli fried chicken livers with a strong beer (8% v/v) / A large pile of dried red chillies in the covered market

Municipal building  Municipal gardens
Margao's Municipal building & charming gardens

Sheila  Crib
Sheila at the large & complex Municipal Christmas crib / The main crib

figurine  sunset
Figurine in the crib complex looking like a Hindu saddhu / Sunset over Margao

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2013/14