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    Feb 28, 2017

    Arpora In Goa

    The popular tourism destination of Arpora in Goa is within striking distance of Calangute and Baga beach resorts, and has a lively Saturday market as well as a wide choice of hotels.

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    Aug 21, 2015

    Visit Hampi - Getting There

    Planning to visit Hampi? Useful advice on how to get there, part of an in-depth traveller's guide.

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    Mar 27, 2014

    Palolem

    It's so beautiful

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    Mar 27, 2014

    WOMEN'S HOMESTAY, DELHI

    Very safe and comfortable for women travelers arriving in Delhi and wanting to travel to Jaipur, Agra, places in Punjab, Himachal etc. Interesting family,

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    Mar 27, 2014

    Mac Mik

    Hi, This is Mac Mik in India , we are from tours & travel background .We do have such a nice program for tourist from the world .Where they can stay with

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    Mar 27, 2014

    Pines Fell, Mashobra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

    This homestay is located in Mashobra just 10 kms away from Shimla, which is now a complete concrete jungle and over commercialized. Pines Fell, on the

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    Mar 27, 2014

    Pan Asian Bowl

    One of the Best Chinese Restaurant, I ve been. A must go place for any connoisseur of good Chinese food. Close to the main city, in Panjim on the main

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    Feb 01, 2014

    kshetra resorts

    A new ethnic styled resort in a very quiet and beautiful area.if you wish to stay with us please go to .www.kshetraresorts.com

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    May 03, 2012

    I want to travel to Goa?

    This is rashid badyari from delhi.I want to travel to Goa but I don't have any idea about hotel in Goa where i can stay there. anyone know please help

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    Jan 11, 2012

    Stella's Shack Candolim Beach

    Best beach front shack in Candolim, warm and attentive staff, lip smacking grub

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    May 19, 2011

    India on a Royal Enfield

    My Girlfriend and I spent a month in India Traveleing from Mumbai to Munnaar via Hampi, GOA, and Kerela. We made many mistakes and learned a lot in the

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    Mar 31, 2011

    Query response

    Hi Oli,

    Sounds amazing - something we have often dreamt about ourselves!

    We bought our bike in Goa at Soni's in Mapusa. They also have a branch in Karol Bagh, Delhi which is a better option if you are starting in the north. I'd suggest buying from a recommended dealer/mechanic rather than another tourist, since you will have more confidence in the quality of the bike.

    Though you can easily purchase a second-hand bike as a foreigner in India, you can not have it put in your name when you are on a tourist visa. You are therefore unable to buy legal insurance for the bike. People may try to sell you it, but you would not be able to make a claim! The bike will remain in the name of the last previous residential owner who had legal papers. This isn't as bad as it sounds - the police in India (if you're stopped) will usally not push the issue - you can always claim you are borrowing it from a friend. By the way, we were never stopped by the police on our journey.

    Obviously buy a good travel insurance plan from the UK that covers your extra needs. You may want to buy a top quality helmet in the UK too.

    You will need to sort out visas for all the countries you intend to pass through ahead of time and consider that Enfield parts will be harder to obtain once outside of India - so maybe take several spares.

    If you've not driven in India before, I'd suggest giving yourself a few weeks to acquaint yourself with the bike and the roads before you venture towards the UK. Give yourself as much time as you can to make the trip, and consider a 500cc, since on the 350cc progress will be slow.

    Check out this blog - we found it extremely helpful! http://howtobuyenfield.blogspot.com

    Hope this helps - feel free to ask any more questions. We'd love to hear about your adventure as it unfolds!

    Beth and Chris

    Mar 30, 2011

    Query

    Hi there, I have managed to secure a few months off work and want to fullfill a dream of driving a royal enfield from India back to the U.K. I see that

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    Feb 24, 2011

    Hampi History - An Overview

    A brief Hampi history giving travellers to Hampi an insight into the ruined city of Vijayanagar at Hampi.

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    Feb 21, 2011

    Panaji Travel Guide

    Panaji travel guide - attractions, hotels, restaurants and events in Panaji, Goa's capital. First-hand travel advice and links to other Goa attractions.

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