Back-breaking toil. Goan rice is among the best in the world and these are some of the women who keep alive the traditional methods of paddy cultivation. Earlier this July, I spent an evening with them in the village of Divar.
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Goa catches a break. In an important ruling yesterday, the Justices of the Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court, in a departure from turgid legalese, waxed lyrical on Goa. They wrote: It is a kind and gentle land, of a kind and gentle people. And it is also a land that, given its small […]
Tranquil Goa. Last evening, my friend, Sudeep Dalvi, took me for a ride in his canoe, named Bismarque The Unsinkable, after the environmental activist, the late Fr. Bismarque Dias. Our starting point was the backwaters of St. Estevem village which then lead us into the broad canal of the River Mandovi. We meandered in this […]