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Memories of Gorgeous Goa: A Photo Essay

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Welcome to Goa – the land of expansive sandy beaches, hippy backpacker culture, swaying palm trees, seafood curries and seaside cows. It’s a must on any traveller’s bucket list — and if you need inspiration, here are 12 of my favourite photos from Goa:

In This India Photo Essay You Will Discover:

Two weeks in Goa wasn’t nearly enough. Time simultaneously flew by while seeming to stand still. Days were spent lazing on the beach, town-hopping via scooter, shopping at markets, swimming in the Arabian Sea and snoozing in a beach shack. It’s tropical perfection at its finest.

If you haven’t been, you must go. Here are 12 photos to inspire your own trip to Goa:

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The famous Tomb of St. Francis Xavier, in Old Goa.

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Kids play a game of pickup cricket on Patnem Beach, in southern Goa.

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Our lovely beach shack, home for seven nights in northern Goa,

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Waking up to this each morning was one of the highlights of our month in India.

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Cows roam the beaches of Goa – like this lazy bovine on Agonda Beach.

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An 1800-era Catholic church in Old Goa.

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Village Susegat, northern Goa. Relaxation is the key word.

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Not a welcome sight. (Morjim Beach, north Goa.)

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Rajbagh Beach, in far-south Goa, is one of the quietest beaches in the state.

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A cow roams into a restaurant in Palolem Beach — before being chased out by the presumably-Catholic owner.

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Old Goa – a juxtaposition to the lazy beaches of Goa’s coastline.

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The culinary highlight of Goa is dining on fresh-caught fish every evening.

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About the author: David Webb is a Vancouver, BC-based travel writer, photographer and magazine editor.

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  • Shikha May 18, 2013

    wow…amazing pictures

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