goa trip – day 11 : paradise agonda , cola beach lagoon , lemon pie , the BATS !!

goa trip – day 11

got a better bike today as last one had bum lights ,  250 in anjuna , but its been 200 in palolem from south end ‘seema’ near german bakery so a great price for late december  . one guy asked for 300 pah . fuel is 70 litre bottle or 55.7 in petrol stn .

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went to agonda for lunch , went back to same place ‘paradise’ as we had good food last time.

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had a swim in the ocean then we had a specially made orange avocado cashew nuts salad , pakora , and pepper garlic chicken . apple beatroot carrot [ABC] juice and various teas. great service , really nice place to chill and tasty food .

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with all the sides too it came to 800 .

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they have huts too @ ‘paradise’ , and ‘sonho do mar’ next door , and all the way down the beach infact .

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while there we passed the agonda bats , by ‘bat palece’ shack . hteres a seriuos spellnig isue gonig on heer 😉

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took some pics and videos this time too . they just hang there upaside down in the tree tops

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they are giant fruit bats [or flying foxes]. jet black ‘capes’ and little rusty brown faces with dark snouts .

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these things are massive and looking at pics close up sooooo cool .

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then they extend their wings

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and fly…. spooky lol .

after this we drove 5 mins round the corner to cola beach…well i say 5 mins but then its a mile or so off main rd along a bumpy dusty gravelly path to top of cliffs and steps and pathway down . its not too difficult really , just hot . a very fat russian guy had to stop half way up for air coming in the opposite direction to us as we went down – so might be challenging if your very out of shape ! only takes a few mins really and like doing several flights of stairs .

talk about nice beach with a lagoon at one end … WOW  … . visually stunning .

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walked along to next beach too but the loungers and beach bar was only for guests . first time anyone in goa has refused our cash ??!!  beach bar was empty , 20 sun loungers empty . asked the guy for beers and got politely refused , as it was solely for guests . fair enough .

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you can even walk further to other bays too . 270*SUPER WIDESCREEN LARGE PICTURE [CLICK IMAGE]

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walked back to lagoon part thru the little stream & mini waterfalls [hardly ‘waterfalls’!] on the beach from the river inlet

and drank there instead

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while sea eagles soared above

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you can khiak up the laggon if you wish for 300 for an hour it was offered . seemed a tourist trap price that one ! im sure you could well barter it down .

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this is one of the most beautiful places ive seen anywhere , developed kindly to the ladscape with 20 tents and some huts on the oposite bank . id actually say the development has made it more beautifull to look at , infact unique . MUST SEE PLACE .

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stayed for drinks and sunset . while agonda was our best all round beach we kept returning too in south goa ,  if there was one beach id say was ‘unique’ , its here . water wasnt swimmable tho – infact it wasnt just red flagged like a lot – there where ‘skull and crossbones DEATH warning’ signs . still didnt stop a russian woman from stupidly gambling with the undertows for a picture . just 1m out looked quite difficult to handle . dont go there  , the waves where really strong at this beach here this day , and waterline became deep just 1m out it shelved heavily by the lagoon .

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back to palolem and eveing meal at ‘manveers kitchen’ – only cos brett at ‘ourem 88’ told us he ate there for indian , and knowing the quality of ourem 88’s food i knew it made sense ot try it out . had various indian dishes which where good , but highlight was tangy lemon pie . i have tasted the best ever lemon pie growing up , but this was the first time ever i can say it matched it . really nice – p’s all over next doors ‘german bakery’ nonsense . seriously check it out if you want a sweet treat of the highest order !

hoped for some boozing action with music on the beach , but palolem was dead tonite . beach bars v quiet or empty @ 10pm and barely any music . a couple of places had like 15-20 peaple , the rest had between 0-6 at most . after listening to the best of the smiths in ‘art bar’ i knew it was time to leave – hardly party tunes lol .

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2 Responses to goa trip – day 11 : paradise agonda , cola beach lagoon , lemon pie , the BATS !!

  1. Puneet says:

    Dude !! This Cola Beach looooks Amazinggg !! WoW !!

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