The state of Goa is certainly blessed with amazing geographic location along with variety in culture and architecture. The state was once a Portuguese colony and still has many beautiful reminiscent of the Portuguese era. One of such places is located in the capital city of Panjim. Fontainhas area, near Ourem Creek in Panjim, has the Latin quarters of the Portuguese colonists. Portuguese Architecture can thus, best be relished in Fontainhas Goa, a Portuguese Colony in Goa. Read more
India is famous as the Land of Spices. It was for the spices that the Europeans took hell lot of effort to find a new route to India. The spices brought riches not only to India but also to the merchants who sold it all over the world. Since the time immemorial they have been a must have ingredients in the kitchens of even the best of the chefs. So, after visiting the Bigfoot Museum and Fonteinhas , I planned to stroll in the wild and visit a spice plantation field. Read more
Temples?? And Goa??? Sounds quite contradictory …. Doesn’t it? But Goa is not just about Portuguese architecture, beaches, parties and churches. The colourful temples of Goa has its own charm and the different architecture provides you a glimpse of Goa’s old Indian traditional life.
I rode on for the temple run across the Ponda region of Goa and was really amazed by its beauty and serenity.
The common feature of most of the temples is colourful interiors, kund (water tank) and Deepa Stambha ( Lamp Tower)
Here are some beautiful temples you must visit Read more