Goa

Its Siesta Time!

Its Siesta Time!

“We love having a siesta in the afternoon, its part of our Goan culture,” explains Clyde for catching forty winks virtually every afternoon, (I hope he doesn’t read this). Siesta, a Spanish word meaning a short nap after eating lunch, is actually an important part of cultures around the world including India. Probably after reading so much about siesta I shouldn’t stop him ... »

If Hippies Ruled the World…

If Hippies Ruled the World…

The hippie culture of the seventies was all about peace and love. It was spread all around the world, and am sure many people still would favour that, at a time when bomb blasts, political conflicts, have become a regular occurrence. Countries waging war, and fighting against terrorism for its own ulterior motive. Let’s consider a scenario, where instead of politicians we had hippies ruling ... »

Last Hippie Standing – The Documentary

Last Hippie Standing – The Documentary

I had read about it, heard about it, and now I got a glimpse of it when I watched ‘Last Hippie Standing,’ a 45-minute documentary on the psychedelic revolution that existed in Goa without any intervention of the government or media in the 60s and 70s. It took me on a different trip, of what was and what it is right now. This post is a tribute to Goa, that showed the way to many in the ... »