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Footprint Goa Handbook: The Travel Guide,9780658000157

Footprint Goa Handbook: The Travel Guide

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 12/1/2000
Publisher(s): Footprint Handbooks
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Table of Contents

1
A foot in the door
2
Essentials
11(2)
Planning your trip
13(2)
Where to go
13(1)
When to go
14(1)
What to take
14(1)
Finding out more
15(1)
Before you travel
15(2)
Money
17(2)
Getting there
19(1)
Air
19(1)
Touching down
20(6)
Airport information
20(1)
Tourist information
21(1)
Rules, customs and etiquette
22(2)
Safety
24(2)
Where to stay
26(3)
Getting around
29(6)
Air
29(1)
Train
29(1)
Road
30(5)
Keeping in touch
35(2)
Food and drink
37(2)
Shopping
39(2)
Sport and special interest travel
41(1)
Entertainment
42(1)
Holidays and festivals
42(2)
Health
44(4)
Further reading
48(3)
Books
48(2)
Maps
50(1)
Websites
50(1)
3
Panaji and central Goa
51(50)
Panaji
54(14)
Excursions around Panaji
68(3)
Beaches and forts near Panaji
71(5)
Excursions into the Portuguese past
76(1)
Old Goa
76(8)
Ponda
84(1)
Temples around Ponda
85(6)
Excursions around Ponda taluka
91(4)
Vasco da Gama
95(2)
Around Vasco
97(4)
4
North Goa
101(40)
Bardez and Pernem talukas
104(2)
The northern beaches
106(24)
Inland from the north coast
130(6)
Bicholim and Satari talukas
136(5)
5
South Goa
141(70)
Salcete's beaches
144(10)
Exploring inland Salcete
154(12)
The far south
166(8)
The interior hills
174(8)
6
Excursions
Excursions south of Goa
182(3)
Excursions north of Goa
185(2)
Excursion east of Goa
187(6)
Mumbai
193(18)
7
Background
211(2)
History
213(7)
Early Goa
213(2)
The Portuguese
215(4)
Independence
219(1)
Recent political history
219(1)
The land
220(1)
Climate
221(1)
Wildlife
222(7)
Mammals
222(2)
Birds
224(3)
Reptiles and amphibians
227(2)
Vegetation
229(4)
Trees
229(3)
Crops
232(1)
Architecture
233(5)
Culture
238(5)
People
238(1)
Language
239(1)
Music and dance
240(2)
Cinema
242(1)
Religion
243(15)
Hinduism
243(9)
Christianity
252(1)
Islam
253(2)
Buddhism
255(2)
Janism
257(1)
Economy
258(3)
8
Footnotes
261(35)
Glossary
263(8)
Eating out
271(3)
Konkani words
274(2)
Hindi words
276(2)
Index
278(5)
Map index
283(1)
Shorts
284(12)
Colour maps
296

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