Faces of Goa. She’s named after the Aabolem flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis), dear to Goans.
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Faces of Goa. I saw her walking towards the terraced fields of Khola in Canacona, Goa, where I was setting up my drone. The sickle-wielding Surang Velip was in her own territory yet she seemed nervous. Women in these remote parts aren’t accustomed to cameras pointed at them, and much as I tried to put […]
Today we call on the Vetal of Netravali, a remote village in Goa‘s forested southeast corner. The shrine is even further removed from the village but is well worth a visit, for the subject here cuts an imposing presence. In these rural pockets vestiges of ancient ways of life are still sensed. See this post […]