goa 04/14 D9: shigmo 2014 mapusa carnival, ciao bella chapora, anjuna beach

P1060944

hung out on anjuna beach having a kingfisher beer watching the kingfishers

P1060918

a group of indians buried their mate up to his neck in the sand . as soon as theyd finished a dog walked up and cocked his leg on his head . classic goa ! getting some drinks and saw this , could think of worse jobs to do , but not at this moment in that heat . urghh neck deep in shit digging out drains .

P1060919

heading out to a local festival tonite via ciao bella, pretty much our new favourite place to eat at the moment . ciao Bella in chapora for some italian goodness .

P1060922

P1060924

P1060931

P1060934

P1060935

P1060937

just shows when a place is run well and they can be arsed , clean toilets are a possibility in india ! bravo πŸ˜‰

P1060938

P1060940

then it was over to the festival “shigmo 2014” in mapusa . its hours of drummers and dancers , followed by dozens of crazy floats .

P1060941

P1060948

P1060950

P1060952

P1060953

P1060959

P1060964

P1060974

P1060975

P1060977

P1060978

P1060979

P1060980

P1060983

P1060985

P1060991

P1060994

P1060995

P1060997

P1060998

P1070001

P1070006

P1070011

P1070012

P1070014

P1070021

P1070027

P1070029

P1070031

P1070033

P1070036

P1070043

P1070047

P1070048

P1070051

P1070055

P1070063

P1070065

P1070069

P1070072

P1070073

the whole of the town is transformed into a riot of colour . thousands lined the streets to eat drink and enjoy the parade . from cross dressers to kids , everyone was out at tables , on the rooftops , balconys , just everywhere !

P1070003

P1070004

P1070005

P1060992

after the brilliant drummers , then the floats are driven along for the last few hours

P1070080

P1070082

P1070086

P1070087

P1070089

P1070090

P1070092

P1070093

P1070094

P1070100

P1070105

P1070106

P1070114

P1070115

P1070120

P1070121

P1070122

if you havent been before its well worth going . heres how it looked on this long video , kick back and enjoy the 40 minute ride in HD .

another awesome night in goa

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s