Yearly Archives: 2010

In Panjim the walls feature a real hole-in-the-wall for the city’s bookworms to crawl into. This interstitial temple of learning is, as claimed, “up to date” with the latest rags, a valuable resource for the scholar of gossip.         Parking lot just around the corner is unfortunately not “up to date.”   […]

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Keri is a small village in Goa, around 15 kms east of the capital Panjim. It is sometimes spelled Querim, the trailing ‘m’ denoting the nasal phonetic characteristic of Konkani syllables. Since there are at least 3 other villages in Goa bearing the same name, the ambiguity is removed by calling it Keri-Ponda, after the […]

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Dettifoss, located within Jökulsárgljúfur National Park in north Iceland, is said to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. At 44 metres high, 100 metres wide, and a volume discharge that averages over 200 cubic metres/s, it is a tremendous sight. There are far more beautiful waterfalls elsewhere in Iceland but none as earth-shaking. On […]

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