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Gulls galore

Up at 5am and off to Morjim Beach. We’d calculated the tide just right. All the birds were gradually being pushed off the sand bar and onto the spit in front of us. Great views. What stonking birds those Pallas’s Gulls are. Ian and i had a trip tick – Little Tern. The following bird […]

Delhi belly?

Oh oh! first touch of Delhi belly for me this morning – could crap through the eye of a needle at 100 paces. Shanu came to taxi us to the beach and his sage advice to me was to drink black tea with lemon. A relatively quiet day on the beach although we did get […]

Shacked up

Getting well into the swing of birding one day beaching bumming the next. Walked the half hour from Baga to Candolim beach to the Oceanic Blue Shack. Peaceful day, not a single person offered us boxes, drums, sarrongs, manicures or massages. Sat there in amongst the boats watching the local fishermen unloading their catch – […]

Beach bums and pineapples

Tell you what we feel positively young compared to most of the folks on the beach here, makes a lovely change not to have lots of lithe, fit looking, tanned gods and goddesses parading up and down. I do think though, and this is entirely my own opinion, that men over 60 shouldn’t wear a […]

Wot! No birding!

Decided to have a beach day. Taxi to Baga beach then walk to Candolim and laze around at the Oceanic Blue Shack. Spent the day mostly pretending to be asleep to try to dissuade the constant stream of hawkers and hasslers – boxes? strawberries? madam, ice cream? jewellery? boxes? bags? sarrongs? boxes? manicure? newspaper? sir, […]