Benaulim, Goa (2)

A walk in Goa

We stay in a guesthouse tucked away in the forest, just outside Benaulim.

Simon Cottage, Goa

We take this path through the forest, passing giant banyan trees.

Main road into Benaulim

We walk towards the centre of Benaulim village.

Road junction, Benaulim

Pig scavenging beside a river
Main street, Benaulim

Roadside stalls, Benaulim
Domestic buffalo, grazing in harvested fields
Fields, Benaulim

Holiday cottages, Goa

Cottages and flowers

We take a side road through the fields, and pass these holiday homes with beautiful gardens.  The abundance of bright flowers complements the varied colours of the cottages, and makes for very picturesque images under the blue sky.

benaulim cottage

The houses have a variety of architectural styles, as well as colours, and plenty of palm trees.  The balconies under the shade of palm leaves look particularly alluring.

Behind the houses, the land turns to sand dunes, which sweep away down towards the ocean.  We can hear the distant crashing of waves, and take off our sandals and shoes to walk in the sand.  The sand is very hot – burning hot – and we run quickly over the dunes towards the beach.

Boathouse, Benaulim beach
Sand dunes, Benaulim

One thought on “Benaulim, Goa (2)

  1. This part of Goa which people generally don’t know but it is also amazing and beautiful.

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