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Gazette 144

GOA & MUMBAI 19 Dec 2015 - 2 Jan 2016

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Sunset over roofs  School's out
Sunset over Margao roofs 20 December 2015 / End of term at the Fatima Convent Girls School 22 December 2015

Pedro's beach hut  Pedro's beach hut garden
At Benaulim beach, Pedro's beach "hut" is expanding its "garden" into the carpark

Derek  Derek on beach
Derek enjoying a local King's beer at Pedro's before a stroll up the beach for a dip 23 December

Fishing boat  Indian family
Fishing boat / We were surprised this year when our taxi driver Prakash (who we have used virtually every year since 1996)
invited us to his house for a beer & snacks 25 December. (L-R) Prakash, his granddaughter, son-in-law, daughter & wife.

Festival decoration  Festival decoration
There was an important Muslim festival in town - a roadside model mosque inside golden clamshell display...

Christmas decoration  Lunch at Pedro's
...plus numerous roadside Christmas displays / Lunch at Pedro's - dhall fry, rotis & bhindi bhaji 27 December

Sheila on beach  Derek & Sheila in garden restaurant
Sheila on the beach before a splash about in the Arabian Sea 27 December /
Lunch in the Venice garden restaurant in Margao 28 December

Sheila in hotel room  Last dinner in Goa
Another surprise, we were presented in our room with a cake & half bottle of red wine from the hotel manager /
Last dinner in Goa - rich & tasty chicken makhanwala, pork vindaloo, raita & rotis

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2015/16