History

In Europe, the last decade of the 15th century was marked by spectacular feats of navigation. Desperate to discover the sea route to India, Christopher Columbus had stumbled upon a vast new continent just waiting to be colonised.It was an irony of history that Spain, & not its neighbor & rival Portugal, should have financed Columbus’s voyage of discovery, for hitherto it had been Portugal that had been at the forefront of voyages to find new lands. Early in the century, Portugal’s prince Henry, the 5th son of the King, who had become famous as an astronomer & geographer, had fitted out expeditions that discovered the Canary Islands & touched the west coast of Africa.

And because it was Portugal that had made a reputation for itself as the backer of such high-risk voyages into the unknown, it was Portugal’s king that Columbus first approached for financial aid. But King Joao II had said no. His advisers had ridiculed the idea of anyone wanting to sail westwards to reach India, which they knew to be an Eastern land.

As such, Columbus’s discovery of this new continent was deeply embarrassing to the Portuguese. It took Portugal eight years to re-establish its supremacy as pioneer navigators & this somewhat long delay can only have been caused by the death of King Joao. Joao’s successor, Manuel lost no time in fitting out an expedition which sailed eastwards & actually accomplished what Christopher Columbus was at first thought to have achieved – discovered the sea route to India.

On May 20th 1498, the Portuguese ship San Raphael reached Calicut. The captain of the ship, Vasco- da -Gama, overwhelmed, fell to his knees & prayed. He had brought the West to meet the East & changed the course of history of the world.

Later on March 3rd 1510, Alonso de Albuquerque’s armada sailed up the channel of the Mandovi.

In 1522, the Portuguese dictated: “ LET HIM WHO WANTS TO LIVE ON THE ISLAND BECOME A CHRISTAIN.”

The Portuguese ruled Goa for 450 years.

Goa became a part of India in 1962 (as a union territory).

It was declared a full fledged state of the Indian Union in 1987.

A few Facts:

It has a population of 2 million

It is 3701 sq. kms.It has a coastline of 105 kms. & is about 65 kms. wide.

There are 2 major rivers: The Mandovi (81 kms) & the Zuari (67 kms)

There are 3 wildlife sanctuaries:

Bhagwan Mahavir – at Molen, in the north-east.

Bondla – 50 kms from Panaji

Cotigao – 50 kms from Madgaon.

Goa receives about 90 inches of rain yearly.

It is divided into 2 districts: The North has the talukas of Pernem, Bardez, Bicholim, Sattari & Tisgaon. South Goa has Salcete, Mormugoa, Quepen, Canacona & Sanguem.

Konkani is the local language. It is mainly used for oral communication.

30% of GDP comes from tourism.

STD Codes: Mainly 0832, except

Canacona: 08346

Margao: 08342

Ponda: 08343

Goa will host the Asian Beach Games in 2018.

Goa has 2 world heritage sites.

Became the 25th state in 1987

The first Asian printing press was installed in Goa in 1556.

Goa medical College was built in 1842.

Home stays recommended by a magazine in Dec 2015:

1. Olaulim Backyards, Olaulim

2. Quinta da Graca, Saligao

3. Cancio’s House, Aldona, 500 years old

4. Capella, Parra. On a private hill with beaches nearby.

5. Acro Iris Homestay, Curtorim, a restored bungalow, overlooking a lake.

 

The Goan Ethos:

What gives a special sharpness to this “apartness” is Goa’s geographical isolation from mainland India, combined with the segregating effect of alien rule. Between them they had effectively cordoned off Goa from the mainstream of India’s history. The traumatic convulsions that had rocked India, such as the two battles of Panipat & the one of Plassey, had left Goa wholly unscathed. The rise & fall of the great Mughals & of the Marathas & then the piecemeal conquest of India by a British trading company had not affected the tempo of life in Goa at all. Here there were no mighty armies to contend with. Goa was virtually an island of peace while the rest of India was in constant turmoil. The one problem that the people of Goa had encountered in the early years of Portuguese occupation, that of religious oppression had abated, & the Portuguese had become increasingly more tolerant. They had brought to Goa a lasting peace, & that was something to be thankful for.

That any land & its people should long bear the marks of those who had ruled it, is a fact of history. Goa’s subject hood, it must be remembered, was greatly more protracted than India’s, & for much of that period, Goa’s population was effectively screened off from the life of the Indian people. Here the impact of foreign presence is much more in evidence. The official language was Portuguese. It was taught in schools & all educated Goans had accepted it as their second language. Goa’s principal newspaper O Heraldo , was Portuguese. It gave generous coverage to news from the home country – Portugal.

All Goans are conscious of this special identity, & are proud of it & they guard it jealously. Oddly enough, it is not only the Goan Christians, who think of themselves as some kind of special elite, or at least a separate tribe, but so do the Hindus whose sense of belonging to the soil is proof against the slights & chastisements of the dim past. To all Goans, Hindus & Christians alike, Goa, as it was ultimately demarcated as a Portuguese colony, is synonymous with a homeland. It is as simple as that: a matter of belonging to the soil.

By & large, the Goan is Goan first & Hindu or Christian afterwards. While both communities observe the rituals of their respective religions, they seem to have developed a degree of tolerance towards each other, which is one of the most agreeable aspects of Goan life. Goa has not had a religious riot within living memory.

Fish

Fish is the one quite indispensable item of the common man’s diet. Even the Brahmins of Goa eat fish which means that everybody in Goa eats fish. Fish has an importance in Goan life which outsiders can never really come to grips with. To the Goans it is infinitely more than an item of diet, it is soul-food as well, something to make songs to, to dance about, it beats football as a topic of heated debate. Fish to the Goan is what the weather is to an Englishman, the right & proper way to start a conversation. The best compliment you can pay a housewife is that the smell of her fish curry could not be washed away from your fingers for three days.

Buying the daily fish is a serious chore, not to be left to the servants. The clerks going to their offices have first to make a quick dash to the fish market, labourers returning home have to risk quarrels with their wives if they don’t bring back a couple of fish dangling on a string. And both the poor & the rich carry their fish with a pride of possession, openly, not wrapped in paper. No house is altogether free from the smell of fish being cooked. What would happen to Goa if the fishermen went on strike is difficult to imagine. If the people of the different persuasions in Goa were to agree upon a common object of worship, it would be in the image of a fish, almost certainly the bangda, the favourite above all others.

The Gazetteer lists as many as 177 varieties of fish that are found in its waters; most of these varieties would seem to find their way every day in markets all over Goa; built-up stalls or street-corner stands or even a couple of women squatting before wriggling heaps placed on banana leaves. Fish is eaten fried, in curries, in chutneys, pickles, dried & roasted over coal, powdered & added as a flavouring to spices, but never raw.

It is to Bakibab Borkar, Goa’s own laureate, to whom we must turn to plumb the real depths of the Goan passion for fish. In one of his earlier poems addressing Yama, the God of death, he pleads:

Please, sir, Mr. God of Death,

Don’t make it my turn today, not today,

There’s fish curry for dinner.

Feni

The cashew & the coconut trees between them account for nearly 90% of all land that Goa has under what is called its garden crops ; the balance ten percent is shared by supari, pepper, jack-fruit, mango, pineapple & the rest.

Cashew in Goa’s life is next in importance to fish. Goa processes nearly 5,000 tonnes of cashew nuts every year. But the special thing about Goa is that unlike other places in India & abroad where too the tree grows abundantly, it has, over the centuries, perfected a way of utilising the cashew apple too. In other places, it is allowed to rot away or fed to hogs; in Goa it supports a lively cottage industry which actually offers more employment to its rural workers than the nut processing factories do. It also provides Goans with their most favourite drinks, urrack & feni.

The juice of the cashew apple is fermented in vats & then distilled. The first run is a relatively mild urrack, which is mainly sold over the counter in Goa’s ubiquitous bars. Urrack is distilled once again with the addition of more fermented juice, to produce feni, which is considerably more potent than either whisky or rum.

In a sense therefore, cashew in Goa is more drink than food. There is never enough feni in Goa to satisfy the demand for it.

But there are ways of getting at feni before it comes into the market, indeed even before it is bottled. Those who have the right contacts, prefer to buy it in bulk, direct from the makers, & only after satisfying themselves that it is of the requisite potency.

Luckily, the cashew nut & the cashew apple industries can live side by side, & grow together. If Goa could double its production of shelled nuts, it would almost automatically double its output of feni & urrack too. But this is not so with the coconut palm which occupies nearly as much of the area of Goa’s “garden crops.”

Cashew feni & palm feni; they are like Scotch whisky & Bourbon in that both have impassioned protagonists. The advantage that palm feni has over its rival is that its production can be adjusted to the demands for it, & without loss of profit, because the same palms can produce either nuts or feni, depending, of course, on whichever crop brings more money.
South Goa Beaches (The area south of the River Mandovi is called South Goa)(From North to South)
Miramar
Dona Paula
Vaiguinim
Bambolim
Vasco
Bogmalo
Velsao
Causalim
Utorda
Majorda
Betlabatim
Colva
Benaulim
Verca
Cavellosim
Mobor
Betul
Cabe de Rama
Agonda (rated as the best 20 beaches in India by Conde Nast traveller magazine in Jan 2013)
Palolem (rated as the best 20 beaches in India by Conde Nast traveller magazine in Jan 2013)
Galjibag(Southernmost beach)

North Goa Beaches (The area north of the River Mandovi is called north Goa)(From South to North)
Betim
Reis Magos
Sinquerim
Candolim
Baga
Anjuna
Vagator
Chapora
Siolem
Chopdem
Morjim
Mandarem (rated as the best 20 beaches in India by Conde Nast traveller magazine in Jan 2013)
Aswem
Querem
Terekhol(Northermost beach)

Flea market (Street Market)

It is open on Wednesdays in Anjuna. Saturday night market at Arpora.

Restaurants

There are plenty of restaurants to choose from. All serve vegetarian food also.  Discover new ones on every visit. My favourites:

Amancio Bar, Near Old Ferry Point, Siolim -9552865610

Timings- 10am-3pm & 6pm-11pm. Thursday Closed

Amavi by Sumera, Cottage 88, behind the Art Chamber, Gauravaddo, Calangute, 737888408

A Reverie Next to hotel Goan Heritage, Gaura Vaddo, Holiday Street
Calangute    7 pm till Midnight    Contemporary European    98231-74927

Baba Au Rhum– Near Orchard Super Market, Anjuna  French Cafe. Opens from 8.30 am till 5pm only. 9822866366, 9657210468 (Breakfast available)

Bharat Bar Baga Main Road, Opp. Ronil beach Resort    Whole Day  Snacks. Enjoy the street life.

Black Sheep Bistro, Panjim

Bomras, a Burmese restaurant at 247 Fort Aguada Road, Souza Vaddo, Candolim, opp. Kamal Resort. Tel: 9767591056 & 9011947436. Open only for dinner. Expensive.

Britto’s Baga
Beach    9am-11.30pm    Goan,
Tandoori,
Continental    0832-
2276291
2277331

Cantare, Saligaon Goa- 7507244566

Cidade De Goa Vainguinim Beach    Five -Star    See the Architecture, designed By Charles Correa    0832-
2454545

Delicieux at Miramar. English breakfast all day. (Breakfast available)

Fiesta 7/35 Sauntawaddo, Opp. Tito’s
Calangute    7 pm till midnight, Seasonal    Modern European    0832-
2279894
2281440

Florentines at Saligao. Visited by Goans mainly. Looks are like an Irani restaurant but the Chicken Cafreal is worth dying for.

Flying Dolphin, Holiday Street, Candolim. Good shack on the beach

German Bakery in Anjuna. Tel: 9096058775 (Breakfast available)

Gunpowder, 6, SauntaVaddo, Assagao, Goa 403507. Tel- 0832-2268083, 2268091. reservations@gunpowder.co.in. Monday closed

Horse Shoe for lunch & dinner. Goan & Portuguese food. E-245, Rua de Qurem, Panjim. Good food & excellent decor. Serves a 12 year old cashew feni. Tel: 0832-2431788. Please make a booking. Closed on Sundays.

i-95 Excellent quality of decor, service & food. May be open only for dinner. Try the goat cheese, the baigan bharta & in fact every dish is a signature dish. Address:

195 Bar & Restaurant,

H. No. 1/9A,

Grande Morod,

Saligao, Bardez, Goa 403511

9881301184, 9823128567

Infantaria Restaurant Bakery & Bar    Calangute-Baga junction    Whole Day    Multicuisine, Breakfast, Baked Goods    0832-
2282906
2277421 (Breakfast available)

Joet’s Bogmalo Beach    8 am till midnight    Goan, Continental, Indian    0832-
2538036. Good shack on the beach.

La Plage, Ashwem Beach, Near Papa Jolly Hotel, Morjim. Tel: 9822121712. Famous for french Cuisine. Very good. E.mail: Frenchfoodindia@hotmail.com

Lazy Days, Near Goa Traffic Police Cell, Bardez Rural Road, Calangute. 9823152528, 9823422528. English Breakfast all day.

Leda Sea Shells, Siridao, Goa
Lila Cafe House no. 1259, Titos white house, Calangute-Arpora-Siolim road, Anjuna, Goa-403509    8.30 am to 6 pm
October to May    German, Swiss, Continental, Mediterranean, Home-Made bakery Products, Multi-Cuisine    0832-2914687.Breakfast available
Lloyd’s From Candolim go in the Nerul lane.    7 pm till Early Morning    Goan non veg only    98230-
32273

Mahe- modern coastal cuisine. 9765874858, Anjuna, www.mahegoa.com

Marabella Beach Resort, H. No. 782, Morjim-Ashwem Road, Gawde Wada, Morjim, Goa. 0832-6450599

Marriot Miramar, Panaji    Five Star    Lobby bar for the excellent view    0832-
2463333

Martin’s Corner Binvado, Betlabatim    11 am to 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm till midnight    Multicuisine    0832-
2880061
2880413

 

Mum’s Kitchen 854, Martin’s
Building, D. B. Street, Panaji
Miramar Road    11 am to 10.30 pm    Goan. 9822175559

Nostalgia, 608, UZRO Raia, Salcete-403720. Tel: 0832-2777054/2777098, 9822103467, 9822151296

O Coqueiro, Alto-Porvorim

Panjim Inn is a heritage hotel in the Latin quarter of Fontainhas in Panjim. The verandah restaurant is a quiet place, full of a sense of history. Enjoy a beer or a cup of tea (ask for all separate) or even a leisurely lunch. (I don’t know about dinner.) There are 3 properties, all within stone-throw distance. See the rooms in all 3. Unbelievable. Tel: 0832 2226523, 2435628, 2221122, 2228136. Address: E-212, 31st January Road, Fontainhas, Panaji, Goa-403001.(Breakfast available)

Pousada by the beach. A boutique beach shack. Expensive. Small menu but all signature dishes. Go inside Holiday street which is the first right turn after St. Anthony’s church at Candolim. Go right & find a paid parking after 700 yards. Tel: 9922279265.

Ping’s Bia Hoi, House number 78, Mae De Deus Vaddo, Chogm Road, Sangolda- 9823772890- Sonali Lotlikar

Rai Resort, Ashwem Vaddo, Ashvem beach, Post Mandrem, Goa- 403527. www.rairesort.in. booking@rairesort.in

7447443131, 7447443134

Redondo at the baga/calangute circle. Ideal to sit & watch the crowd. (Breakfast Available) Park in the lane adjacent)

S2 – Now called Tito’s Morjim beach shack, Morjim Ashwem beach, Goa. Mr. Sandesh Korgaonkar. 9822166883-8766757796

Souza Lobo Calangute Beach, Umta Vaddo    11 am to 11 pm    Goan, Multicuisine    0832-
2281234
98221-
20516

 

Sublime Restaurant, Morjim beach. High grade restaurant serving European food. Up-Market. All dishes are excellent including the decor & service. Tel No: 9822484051. (Owned by one Chris Aga, son of the actor Jalal Aga)
Sunny Side-Up Beach Shack Candolim Beach, Opp. Newtons    Whole Day    Multicuisine

 

Thalassa– Greek food 9850033537.Has shifted to Siolim.

 

Tiracol Fort Heritage Tiracol, the Northernmost part of Goa        Multicuisine    0832-
2227631
98225-
89988

Travel Bar, Candolim- Best hamburgers.
Venite’s at Panjim (opp the entrance of Casino Royale). Old Goan restaurant, visit for good decor & a sense of history.
Villa Blanche at 283, Badem Church Road, Socol Vaddo, Assagaon. European restaurant open for breakfast & lunch & only for brunch on Sundays. 0832-2268196. Serves Vegan food only.

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday

9am to 5.30pm

Sunday Brunch

10am to 3pm

(+91) 9822155099

Breakfast in Sawantwadi1. Sadhale near Rajwada

Breakfast Places in Goa

  1. Toro Toro – 8805808843, Near Baga creek. Bagavaddo, Baga
  2. Artjuna – 7722080190, 972, Monteiro Vaddo, Anjuna
  3. Cafe Chocolatti – 9326112006, 409-A, Fort Aguada Road, Candolim
  4. Kenny’s breakfast Place – 9881187337, Next to Village Panchayat, Naiko Vaddo, Calangute
  5. Cotinga – 8669664477, Tamarind Hotel, 1286, Kumar Vaddo, OPP. St. Michael’s Church, Anjuna
  6. Mojigao – 7722081090, Near Swan Yoga, Off. Assagao Road, Assagao
  7. Cafe Al Fresco By Cantina Bodega – 8322431315, Sunaparanta Centre for the Arts, 63/C-8, Altinho, Panjim
  8. Infantaria 5/181, App. Ticlo Resort, Calangute-Baga junction, Calangute, 9922202526
  9. Aunty Maria at Hotel Fidalgo, 18th June Road, Panjim, 8326658000
  10. Gunpowder, 6, Anjuna Maps Road, Saunto Vaddo, Assagao, 8322268083
  11. Lila Cafe, Toto’s White House, Arpora Siolem Road, Anjuna, 8806797211

 

Lunch/Dinner in Sawantwadi

 

1. Bhalekar Bandhu (fish speciality)

 

 

Churches
1. Reis Magos, Bardez
2. Panjim
3. Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa

Walks
1. Fontainhas, Panjim: 3 kms; 40 minutes; best in the evening
Also called the Latin Quarter, it is well known for its cobbled streets with houses built close to each other, wall to wall. You will see elegant houses of the Portuguese era, painted with bright & bold shades of red, blue & yellow & its clay-tiled roofs. Even the gateways have their own character.

Enter Panjim, crossing the old Patto bridge & turn left or proceed past the main Post Office & turn left. You are immediately surrounded by the Latin Quarter. Stroll slowly through the parallel streets. There are not too many. Just four streets running north to south. Stop for a delicious milkshake at Ashok’s & stop for dinner at Venite. This restaurant is existing since 1970’s when the hippies discovered Goa.

2. Altinho Walk, Panjim: 5 kms; 60 minutes; best early morning or late evening.
Be prepared to climb a little. Walk through old Portuguese houses, inhabited by the very rich & by ministers. Start at the Panjim Church up the slope on the right. As you climb you can see the spectacular view of the city & the River Mandovi. Turn left as you follow the road. Ask for the High Court that once housed the famous Portuguese education institute. This is good architecture. Walk across the residential streets & descend the steep slope past the Maruti Temple towards the south east side of the hill. Good views, & many examples of colonial architecture.

3. Chorao Island: 7 kms; 2 hours; best in the evening .
Take the ferry from Ribandar on the way to Old Goa. Chorao is an island on the Mandovi. Covered with fields & houses, the island gives a feeling of being faraway. You will cross fields, flocks of migratory birds & old Goan houses. At the police station, take the climb up the King of Christ, the highest point of the island. What a view! On your return stop at one of the many taverns. Try the local Urak, if you are doing this walk between March & May.Visit Lafayette bar – tel- 08322239272

4. Sinquerim to Anjuna: 10 kms; 90 to 120 mins; best time is afternoon to evening.

You are walking along the beach. Many shacks to halt for tea. At Baga, cross the river & walk along the shore towards the sea. Climb as high as you can. The view is terrific. Head north past the coves & descend into Anjuna.

5. The Succor Walk:  11 kms; 3 hours; best time is the monsoons.

Good way to see the Goan countryside. Succor is an area off the National Highway between Panjim & mapusa. Drive to porvorim & heading north, turn left into the Kadamba road after Coqueiro restaurant. Two kms down the road heading east, you descend into the Paitona valley. Once the road levels off, park your vehicle anywhere & walk in any direction. With gradual climbs & downs, this very interesting road will take you past hills covered with large trees & across the paddy fields on the left. You walk through Britona, Salvador de Mundo, Maina Succor, Succor church back to Paitona.

6. Old Goa Walk : 3-4 kms; 15 mins to 2 hours; Anytime when the weather is not too hot or humid.

An old area of the Portuguese era. You see the St. Francis Xavier’ s church, the Se Cathedral And a Museum for history buffs.

Drives:

1. Panjim- Betim- Verem- Nerul

You go along the junction of the Mandovi River & the Sea. The famous Reis Magos Fort is worth climbing for the view.

2. Mapusa- Anjuna-Mandrem- Aswem- Tiracol

Enjoy winding roads, good Portuguese houses, fantastic beaches, cross scenic bridges, a ferry etc.

3. Drive to Cabo De Rama

Excellent rural Goa & the fort from where the view is terrific.

A few Goan Experiences:

1. Visit Olive Ridley Nesting Site: Morjim beach is where the turtles come to nest. Seen between October to March.

2. Go for a Beach Walk

3. Swim in the Sea

4. Catch the Sunset from Baradi: It is a hillock in Betul (15km from Margao)

5. Climb up to the Panjim Church.

6. The Saligao Church at night.

7. Visit the Lighthouse at Fort Aguada.

8. The Majestic Reis Magos Church & the Reis Magos Fortress, Verem, Bardez(Climb the fortress. Open from 9.30am-6.30pm, last entry at 5.30pm. Mondays closed.) Rs. 50. tel:0832-2904649, 2410711. reismagosfort.com

9. Cross the unique Corjuem Bridge: The bridge links Aldona (7 km from Mapusa) to Corjuem.

10. Tour the biggest house in Goa: The Menezez Braganza House in Chandor (9 km east of Margao). Call Judith Borges at 0832-2784201; 0832-2786222

11. Visit the flea market at Anjuna on Wednesdays.

12. Visit the Friday Mapusa market.

13. Gamble at the Casino Royale.

14. Hire a Motorcycle Pilot.

15. Cruise along the Mandovi

16. Ferry across a creek in your car.

17. Shop till you drop- Baga to Calangute.

18. Visit Tiracol fort

19. Visit the following shops for good (but expensive) furniture: Saudades, is within stone-throw of each other in Sangolda village on the Chogm Road.

20. Visit Dona Paula for a magnificent view of the sea & the city of Vasco.

21. Visit Velha Goa gallery. This shop sells hand painted tiles. It is at: 4/191, Rue de Ourem, Near People’s High school, Fontainhas, Mala, Panjim-403001. Tel: 0832-2426628. Closed on Sundays. Timings: 9.30-1 & 3 to 7.

22. Visit Mario Miranda’s gallery. Near Porvorim

23. Visit the museum of houses. Near Porvorim.(Mondays closed)

24. Take a boat ride from Sinquerim Jetty. Either see the backwaters of the river Nerul OR sail till Grand Island. Swim in the open sea.

25. Arpora Saturday Night Market, Calngute-Anjuna Road, Verla, Arpora. 9922100009

26. Wendell Rodrick’s Studio, 158, Near Luis Gomes Garden, Campal, Santa Inez, Panjim. 0832-2238177

27. Visit a 300 year house owned by the same family. Solar dos Colacos- 0832-2444013. Ribander. Between Panjim & Old Goa along the Mandovi river.

28. Visit a 400 year old house owned by the same family: Figueiredo Mansion: 0832-2777028. Admission Rs. 200 per person. Address: Loutolim Goa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anjuna Beach 0 7 23 9 50 6 12 21 61 29 52 28 10 10 5 53 9 49 24 14 24 88 22 16 23 9 7 12 20 4 48
Baga Beach 7 0 19 4 46 1 7 17 57 24 48 24 5 5 2 50 9 45 21 16 20 84 18 11 20 11 5 19 19 9 43
Bambolim 23 19 0 14 27 19 14 5 42 6 32 5 13 13 20 32 15 29 5 28 5 67 4 10 5 23 14 40 24 23 26
Bob’s Inn
Restaurant
9 4 14 0 42 5 3 13 53 20 44 20 4 2 5 45 9 41 16 18 16 80 14 7 15 12 5 35 19 11 39
Bogmalo Beach 15 46 27 42 0 44 39 30 35 30 24 31 38 38 45 27 40 20 33 53 32 62 30 35 25 48 39 60 50 47 9
Britto’s Restaurant 6 1 19 5 47 0 7 18 58 24 49 24 5 6 1 50 10 46 22 17 20 87 18 12 20 11 5 53 19 8 44
Calamari Beach
Shack
12 7 14 3 39 7 0 12 52 19 43 19 6 2 8 44 12 40 15 21 15 80 13 6 14 15 7 40 21 14 38
Casino Royale 21 17 5 13 30 18 12 0 43 7 34 6 11 12 18 35 14 31 3 26 3 70 1 8 5 19 12 40 23 21 30
Chandor Village
(Braganza House)
61 57 42 53 35 58 52 43 0 45 15 47 53 54 60 10 56 18 48 68 48 38 45 50 40 61 54 99 65 62 40
Cidade de
Goa Hotel
29 24 6 20 30 24 19 7 45 0 42 1 19 19 26 43 21 38 3 34 5 78 7 16 13 27 20 64 30 28 37
Colva Beach 52 48 32 44 24 49 43 34 15 42 0 37 43 44 51 7 46 4 39 59 38 42 36 40 31 53 45 90 55 53 25
Dona Paula 28 24 5 20 31 24 19 6 47 1 37 0 18 18 25 37 20 33 3 33 4 72 6 14 10 28 18 40 29 27 31
Florentine’s
Restaurant
10 5 13 4 38 5 6 11 53 19 43 18 0 5 6 44 7 39 15 17 14 78 12 8 14 12 2 30 16 11 38
Fort Aguada
Lighthouse
10 5 13 2 38 6 2 12 54 19 44 18 5 0 6 44 10 40 15 19 14 80 12 6 14 13 6 35 20 12 38
Lila Café 5 2 20 5 45 1 8 18 60 26 51 25 6 6 0 51 9 47 22 16 21 86 20 12 21 9 5 30 18 7 45
Madgaon Rly.
Station
53 50 32 45 27 50 44 35 10 43 7 37 44 44 51 0 45 10 40 58 38 37 36 40 31 51 45 80 55 53 28
Mapuca City 9 9 15 9 40 10 12 14 56 21 46 20 7 10 9 45 0 41 17 14 16 80 14 13 16 6 7 30 10 9 40
Martin’s Corner 49 45 29 41 20 46 40 31 18 38 4 33 39 40 47 10 41 0 35 55 35 45 33 37 28 48 42 80 51 49 21
Miramar Beach 24 21 5 16 33 22 15 3 48 3 39 3 15 15 22 40 17 35 0 30 1 74 3 11 8 23 15 50 26 24 32
Morjim 14 16 28 18 53 17 21 26 68 34 59 33 17 19 16 58 14 55 30 0 30 90 28 26 29 8 16 35 22 13 50
Mum’s Kitchen 24 20 5 16 32 20 15 3 48 5 38 4 14 14 21 38 16 35 1 30 0 72 2 11 8 22 15 50 25 23 32
Palolem Beach 88 84 67 80 42 87 80 70 38 78 42 72 78 80 86 37 80 45 74 90 72 0 71 75 66 86 80 124 90 86 63
Panjim City 22 18 4 14 30 18 13 1 45 7 36 6 12 12 20 36 14 33 3 28 2 71 0 9 6 20 13 50 24 20 30
Reis Magos 16 11 10 7 35 12 6 8 50 16 40 14 8 6 12 40 13 37 11 26 11 75 9 0 10 20 9 45 22 18 34
Ribander 23 20 5 15 25 20 14 5 40 13 31 10 14 14 21 31 16 28 8 29 8 66 6 10 0 22 15 45 25 23 27
Siolim 9 11 23 12 48 11 15 19 61 27 52 28 12 13 9 51 6 48 23 8 22 86 20 20 22 0 10 30 13 7 50
Sublime
Restaurant
7 5 14 5 39 5 7 12 54 20 45 18 2 6 5 45 7 42 15 16 15 80 13 9 15 10 0 38 16 9 38
Terekhol 12 19 40 35 60 53 40 40 99 64 90 40 30 35 30 80 30 80 50 35 50 124 50 45 45 30 38 0 42 40 80
Thivim Rly.
Station
20 19 24 19 50 19 21 23 65 30 55 29 16 20 18 55 10 51 26 22 25 90 24 22 25 13 16 42 0 20 50
Vagator Beach 4 9 23 11 47 8 14 21 62 28 53 27 11 12 7 53 9 49 24 13 23 86 20 18 23 7 9 40 20 0 48
Vasco da Gama
Railway Station
48 43 26 39 9 44 38 30 40 37 25 31 38 38 45 28 40 21 32 50 32 63 30 34 27 50 38 80 50 48 0
Total 710 666 602 620 1112 709 638 588 1477 775 1220 708 593 612 697 1219 645 1130 673 943 659 2231 617 631 629 767 612 1506 919 779 1154