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Traditional artists at work. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner and artists in Goa are imparting finishing touches to their Ganeshas. The celebrations begin on September 5 when the idols will be installed in Hindu homes all over Goa for the 2-day festivities. I visited three traditional artists over the past […]

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Three’s company. This is the next installment of Panjim Promenade, our series on the heritage of Panjim. The concrete span across River Mandovi seen in the first two photos below is really two bridges. The original bridge, built in the 1970s, collapsed in 1986. The main reason for failure was determined to be “corrosion of […]

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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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