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Goa’s mango supremacy. ‘Tis the mango season in India and speaking of mangoes, no cultivar comes within driving distance of Goa‘s Mancurado. The Mancurado reigns supreme in Mangostan, nonpareil in both taste and appearance. The rest of India has to make do with the inferior Alphonso and other mongrel varieties. This isn’t an empty boast. […]

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Dive-bombed by Arctic terns. The Oystercatchers in the first two images below were perturbed by my intrusion into their nesting space and registered their displeasure with harried calls. Soon thereafter the nearby colony of Arctic terns sensed my presence, and the reaction was fierce. They set upon me with an intent to draw blood (see […]

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The monsoons are a magical time in Goa and along much of the Konkan coast. The varied shades of green and the rich colour contrast are pure soul candy. Meandering through Goan villages during this season is one of life’s great pleasures. These images were taken yesterday.       Blog entries dealing with the […]

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