Girl Gone Goa

Travel, sex, magic, and cycling in an Indian state

Photo: Fountainhas in Panjim February 2, 2009

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A neighbourhood at “golden hour”

Building in the Portuguese quarter in Panjim, Goa, India

The Portuguese quarter of Panjim, Goa, India

A dozen or so blocks of Neoclassical houses with narrow lanes mark the eastern boundary of downtown Panjim, Goa’s capital city. Many have retained their coast of ochre, pale yellow, green or blue (or all four, in this case) – a legacy of the Portuguese insistence that every Goan building (except for churches, which are always brilliant white) should be colour-washed after every monsoon.

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One Response to “Photo: Fountainhas in Panjim”

  1. shoma Says:

    gave a unique glimpse of goa. interesting pics. would love to know more about the flea markets and how they developed over the years. are there many summer jobs to be found there in various ngos?


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