Ash Wednesday, Icelandic edition. On this day, kids in Iceland dress up in costumes and enter shops seeking candy. Custom requires them to break into song to claim the goodies.
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Splash of colour. The signage seen here is relatively new to Panjim. Both the legacy and the newer establishments have embraced the bright and the colourful. The Panasonic LX100 II acquitted itself superbly for handheld night shooting. No noise reduction was required for web display at these sizes. My entire collection of posts on Panjim […]
From the farm to your plate. Before the recent depredations on its land, produce from Goa was among the finest in the world. This is not an empty boast, and that this could be said about so tiny a territory is remarkable. The land for cultivation has now shrunk drastically, replaced by ugly Third World […]
Open-air sunrise mass. The annual festa of the Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in Panjim was celebrated today beginning with mass at sunrise. Some of the design features of the stairway of this 1541 church are shared by the Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga, Portugal. Last years’ photos are here. […]