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Feb 4, 2006 - At Goa

At 5.00 am, as we slept, the Seetos left for the airport and took off to Mumbai and then Singapore. Mike and Sue went off to church at 8.00 am and had a lovely service in which they played "pass the hymn book". I'll let them tell you about that. At 9.00 we had breakfast and discovered that Helen was sick and we hoped that Jeremy and Felicity were OK. We went shopping and looking around the newer parts of the town. Win bought a couple of shirts and we met a beautifully dressed cow and her owner walking the streets. In the afternoon, we...

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Feb 3, 2006 - At Panajim in Goa

We sat down for breakfast at 9.00 and what a slow meal that was. Eventually everyone was finished, we had a team photo taken and Win thanked Candice for a wonderful trip. This is a summary of what he said: Candice, I have been asked to thank you for being such a great leader over the 14 days of our gourmet tour. For many of us, who have not experienced India or South East Asia in the flesh, we had a lot of questions in our minds. Some of us were apprehensive of what to expect; How would we cope? Would we be sick? What would the...

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Feb 2, 2006 - InGoa

We woke at 6.30 am showered and were at the restaurant by 7.00 am to order breakfast as Candice said this restaurant, attached to the hotel, is notoriously slow and breakfast needs to be ordered at that time so we can get away by 8.30. She was absolutely right. We drove to Old Goa to the cathedral in which St Francis Xavier's body is held in a silver cask. Father Francis Xavier used Goa as his base for 20 years and extended his ministry into Japan and was in China where he died and was buried in Hunan. Some 2 years later they arranged for...

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