This guide to Goa examines India's best-known resort region. It features a colour introductory section, including photographs of the regions highlights, from enjoying the sun on Palolem Beach to browsing at Anjuna flea market. The basics section provides all the information you need to prepare your trip, including visas, inoculations, flights, insurance and safety advice. The main heart of the guide includes evocative accounts of every beach in the state, plus the region's temples, markets and wildlife sanctuaries from Panjim to Galjibag. There are also lively and reliable reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and party. Coverage has also been given to sights in the neighbouring state of Karnataka and the transport hub of Mumbai. Thorough background articles cover Goa's history, religion and environment furthering the reader's understanding of the region.
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Visas and red tape
Costs money and banks
Communications and the media
3D Colour section with information on arrival
Travelling with children
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The religions of Goa
Environmental issues in Goa
Konkani words and phrases
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