Thailand island hopping

Thailand …again (island hopping)

We’re in Thailand again and after spending a few days in Bangkok we’re heading south for a bit of island hopping. Bangkok The last time I was in Bangkok I didn’t get to visit the grand palace despite trying several times. So this time I will ignore all the tuk-tuk drivers and random people giving…

Anjuna Goa

Our little house in Goa, and Anjuna beach

Renting somewhere to stay in Anjuna can be relatively cheap. There are plenty of guest houses, apartments and beach huts to choose from, and of course, if your not short of a few quid and would prefer something a little more upmarket there are also some really nice hotels and nearby 5 star resorts. I,…

fire dancer

Birthday in Anjuna

During my time spent in Anjuna, Goa I left my youthful carefree 20’s and entered into the responsible worrying 30’s. Actually age means very little to me, I still feel like I’m about 18. January in the UK is one of the coldest months of the year and as such I have never had a…

cow bar

Goa – Anjuna beach

Anjuna Beach Goa is a place mainly for the package holiday types. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing however as it provides plenty of nice places to stay, nice places to eat, bars and great beaches to chill out and relax in the sun. There are more westerners here than I have seen anywhere else…

Anjuna beach

Seeking shelter on Anjuna beach

To the beach! As soon as the nightmare bus had “safely” arrived in Goa, we jumped into the first taxi we could find, instructed the driver to take us to Anjuna beach, sat back and let out a sigh of relief as we calmly drove through the fields and palm trees. The taxi let us…

Young Indian girls splashing around fully dressed

Chaupatti Beach

Chaupatti Beach A couple of days in India and already I was getting tired of the noise, traffic, people and pollution. I needed to find a quite space where I could sit and relax for a while. Chaupatti beach is a short rickshaw ride from our hotel. The beach looked clean and inviting. As I…