Tag Archives: beach

May 17th – The Big Blue

I woke that morning with the continued intention of reaching my beach destination at Malvan. My trusty map had told me that there was a beach there and that there was a fortress somewhere in the town. It was a … Continue reading

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May 15th – The end of the season, pt.II

We spent the day on the beach today, enjoying the stunning sand and crashing waves. As ever, the calm ripples of the early morning sea had been whipped up to a rough-and-tumble by the time the sun was above us. … Continue reading

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May 13th – Anecdotes in Arambol

After a breakfast of banana omelette and chai tea, we caught a bus up the road to Arumbol, a small village on the coast at the northern edge of Goa state. It felt good to be finally heading towards a … Continue reading

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May 1st – Vipeen Island

We took a boat this morning across the bright waters to Vipeen Island, to the north of Cochin’s old city. One of the gentlemen I had chatted to the night before had told me of a beach called Chitrai up … Continue reading

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April 29th – The backwaters

We got a ride into town on the back of the bikes of the guys that ran the guesthouse, one of us on each bike. It was an exhilarating ride. Getting split up from one another, the boys, it seemed, … Continue reading

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April 26th – Varkala

The weather had cleared to a pale blue sky by the morning. The air was cool and in the still shade of the palm trees the temperature was, for now, perfect. Walking through the village and out across the morning … Continue reading

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March 31st – Unawatuna

We got down to the bus station early this morning after a dirt-cheap breakfast and a hopped onto the bus over to Unawatuna. On walk down the road from the bus stop we saw a puppy get run over, straight … Continue reading

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