A city icon. The annual feast of the Panjim Church will be celebrated tomorrow, December 8. This image was taken in 2008. Some of my earlier posts on this signature sight of Panjim are here, here and here.
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The great Goan poet and aesthete Bakibab Borkar (1919-1984) was fond of saying that the beauty and character of Goa had a becalming effect not only on us mortals but on the Gods as well. Beyond his penchant for poetic flourish, Bakibab knew that it was in Goa that the bellicose Durga underwent a personality […]
This installment of Panjim Promenade puts the spotlight on Tobacco Square (Largo do Estanco in Portuguese). The Tobacco Square is bounded by the General Post Office, the São Tomé chapel and Casa da Moeda. What is now the General Post Office originally started out as a depot for trading tobacco whence the name of the […]