Goa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India as well as abroad. This tiny state of India, Goa is basically known for its stunning beaches. The gorgeous land of Goa creates a soothing ambience for the tourists. This well known land of sun, sand, surf and serenity, Goa attracts thousands of tourists from each corner of the world for Goa tours. During your Goa tour, you will be enchanted by its soothing ambience of Goa beaches. Warm, beautiful weather, chirpings of birds over your head, mind blowing murmurs of sea waves, all offer you a unparalleled charm and fascination. Goa offers you a wealth of recreation, entertainment, dinning and shopping opportunity.
The Goa beach article sent by Sheetal Sharma. She belongs to well known Indian city Goa. She likes to go on beach on every Sunday. She is working in well known Goa company.
Valentine’s Day festival is celebrated in a big way in countries around the world ! It is interesting to note that the popularity of this ancient festival has grown several folds and is said to be increasing by the year as more and more people are getting influenced by idea of celebrating love and lovers. The present generation holds the festival in high regard and celebrates the day by expressing love not just to their sweethearts but everyone they hold dear and special.
Though there are various traditions and customs associated with the festival, the most popular way of celebrating Valentines Day is by expressing love to sweethearts and dear ones with an exchange of gifts. Some of the most traditional Valentine’s Day gifts exchanged between lovers are fresh flowers, chocolates and cards. Jewelry is also fast emerging as the most sought after Valentine’s Day gift for women. In the modern technologically advanced age, exchange of text messages between friends and loved ones has become a norm.
Going on dates with beloved is the other major way of celebrating Valentine’s Day Festival. Restaurants see a busy time as people celebrate the day of romance with a candle light dinner. People also participate in Valentine’s Day dance parties and balls organized by various clubs and hotels. Private parties are also organized in homes and farmhouses where young and the old have a blast. Some couple use the occasion to propose their beloved while some chose to get engaged on the festival that celebrates love and lovers.
Take a journey to Goa and you are bound to get mesmerized by its fascinating attractions. Teaming with life, beauty and adventure, this destination is the perfect place to enjoy your holidays. The beaches of Goa are its star attractions which attract tourists from across the globe. This destination is aptly called the ‘Queen of the Beaches’. The beaches offer facilities for adventure sports such as wind surfing, parasailing, water skiing and water scooter ride.
Goa is a tiny state of India well known across the world for its exotic beauty of beaches, rich culture, beach parties, colourful fairs and festivals, rocking carnival, warm hospitality & cozy accommodation, etc. Goa was once a Portuguese colony, so it has a unique blend of Indian and European cultures. It covers only about 3701 square kilometers in size which makes it one of the smallest states of India. But its beauty of pristine beaches grabs the attention of tourists, beach lovers, travelers, water sport lovers and honeymoon couples from all the corner of the world. Well if you are planning for holidays in India, Goa will be the right choice for you. It is also popularly known as the beach capital of India.
About 2 millions of visitors from all over the world visit Goa every year to enjoy their vacation in this beauty state. Most of the tourists love to spend their time along the pristine beaches of the state enjoying panoramic views of the beaches, water sports, sun bathing and indulging in several fun filled beach activities. Tourists can also enjoy the delicious sea food offered by the beach resorts of Goa. Surely the beautiful and virgin beaches of Goa will create amiable ambiance to let you enjoy your tour to Goa in a delightful and memorable way.
Talking about the beaches of Goa, in this state there are around 39 beaches among, which some of are finest in the world. Vagator, Baga Beach, Condolim, Vagator, Palolem, Agonda, Benaulim, Calangute, Chapora, etc are some of the globally known beaches for their exotic charm and beaches. These beaches offer great relaxation and recreation to the tourists. These beaches are the hot spot of Goa Carnival as tourists lavishly enjoy time tapping feet on the rocking music, enjoying mood making local wine called Feni during the beach parties.
Goa, an endearing abode of scenic charm is a paradise, squeezed between the seas and the lush forested hills. Offering glistening sands, swaying coconut palms, and ultra fresh seafood. Your Goa Tours will involve exploring sensuous beaches and historical forts that have kept the legacy of Portuguese alive. Travel to Goa, to explore the mystical charisma of the exotic abode. It is a promise that Goa will add some golden moments in your memorabilia.
Most of Goa is a part of the coastal country known as the Konkan, which is an escarpment rising up to the Western Ghats range of mountains, which separate it from the Deccan Plateau. The highest point is the Sonsogor, with an altitude of 1,167 meters (3,827 feet). Goa has a coastline of 101 km (63 miles).
Goa’s main rivers are the Mandovi, the Zuari, the Terekhol, Chapora River and the Sal. The Mormugao harbour on the mouth of the River Zuari is one of the best natural harbours in South Asia. The Zuari and the Mandovi are the lifelines of Goa, with their tributaries draining 69% of its geographic area. These rivers are one of the busiest rivers in India. Goa has more than forty estuarine, eight marine and about ninety riverine islands. The total navigable length of Goa’s rivers is 253 km (157 miles). Goa has more than three hundred ancient tanks built during the rule of the Kadamba dynasty and over a hundred medicinal springs.
Most of Goa’s soil cover is made up of laterites which are rich in ferric aluminium oxides and reddish in colour. Further inland and along the riverbanks, the soil is mostly alluvial and loamy. The soil is rich in minerals and humus, thus conducive to plantation. Some of the oldest rocks in the Indian subcontinent are found in Goa between Molem and Anmod on Goa’s border with Karnataka. The rocks are classified as Trondjemeitic Gneiss estimated to be 3,600 million years old, dated by the Rubidium isotope dating method. A specimen of the rock is exhibited in the Goa University.
Goa, being in the tropical zone and near the Arabian Sea, has a hot and humid climate for most of the year.