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First time in 5 years

March, United...
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First time in 5 years

Hi,

I am off to Goa for the first time in 5 years and am travelling alone, will be staying in a flat near to Newtons in Calangute.

Does anyone have any tips /advice anything regarding shopping/eating out/beaches or anything else. I can imagine the place has changed heaps.

One more thing does anyone know if Inspirations bakers is still open (Porvorim) ?

Many thanks

london
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1. Re: First time in 5 years

Dawnydawn I've sent you a PM regarding shopping. :-)) Gel

March, United...
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2. Re: First time in 5 years

thanks saw that

london
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3. Re: First time in 5 years

Your very welcome. :-)) Gel

New York City, New...
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4. Re: First time in 5 years

I've not been to Inspirations in Povorim so I can't say if it's still open but there is a brand new shopping mall nearby that might give you a shock. McDonald's and all. Goa has changed heaps! There's also a traffic light now. :)

rastrick
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5. Re: First time in 5 years

Nothing has changed,near newtons,oh apart from the road might have been tarmacced this season,and there might even be a footpath,we stay in the Osborne and its same as always in this area.

March, United...
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6. Re: First time in 5 years

Thanks for that,where is the shopping centre and where on are the traffic lights.

rastrick
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7. Re: First time in 5 years

shopping mall top of holiday street,across road,sure it was there 5yrs ago.

Edited: 22 October 2016, 22:59
Barry, United...
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8. Re: First time in 5 years

Wow been 10 years since we stayed in Holiday street, apart from an overnight stay last year, sounds massively changed, can't believe there are traffic lights, we didn't see those lol. Went to Baubutes on top and Holiday street which is really built up now.

I'm sure you will have many surprises Dawnydawn lol

Egypt
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9. Re: First time in 5 years

i pop into newtons somtimes ust to cool down lol

New York City, New...
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10. Re: First time in 5 years

I did actually see Inspirations the other day so it looks like it's still open. It's right before the new mall.