GOA IN THE MONSOON January 21st 2011 JULY 2010
After our two recent trips to Portugal, I became interested to see what remained of the more than 400 years of the Portuguese occupation of the state of Goa on India's west coast. So, in mid-July 2010, we set off by car from Bangalore to spend about one week in Goa.
We set off at 5.30 a.m. in our Toyota Qualis driven by our driver, Rahim. Within an hour w ... read more
Asia » India » Goa The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more