Monthly Archives: May 2018

Goa’s bedrock. The Konkani term tambdi maati – lit. red clay – has special meaning to Goans. It refers to the red soil of our land derived from the bedrock laterite that spans Goa‘s demesne. Traditional Goan dwellings – homes, temples and churches – were built with laterite and coated with lime. Post-1961 we saw […]

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Indo-Mexican collaboration. Always feels good to be reminded of my home, Goa, in the unlikeliest of places. Seen this evening in downtown Santa Barbara, California. And yes, that’s a bear.   Speaking of Indo-Mexican, a photo I took some years ago in Mountain View, of a Mexican mami whipping out a dosa. (Note: In India, […]

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