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In this entry we step back and take in a wider angle of view.         The Noronha family’s chapel attached to Hotel Mandovi.   The final image is of the monument honoring Abbé Faria, the great Goan and a pioneering figure in the field of hypnotism. It was erected in 1945 and […]

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In this installment, we look at two of Panjim‘s legendary hotels. The 19th C Hotel Republica is among the city’s earliest hotels, and is located along Afonso Mexia Road in central Panjim, near the Old Secretariat building. W. Somerset Maugham stayed here in 1938 during his visit to Goa. If I recall correctly, the hotel […]

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