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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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Monsoon drama. These are scenes from an eventful monsoon morning in Goa in August 2012. The first two images were taken during the ferry crossing on River Mandovi, moments before the clouds unloaded their cargo. The rest happened on the island of Divar across the river. In the second photo, all the major monuments of […]

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