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New Year obviously calls for some new Lokaso tips. January in Goa is so much packed with events and festivals that the tourists who come to Goa during these days have no chance of getting bored here.
For starters, here are some brand new tips given by the locals of Goa on the Lokaso App.
1. Lokotsav at Kala Academy, Panjim
Lokaso Tip: “The colourful and stunning stage set up at Lokotsav 2017- An Annual Cultural Fest that takes place in Goa” – Picture by Viresh Vazirani
The Directorate of Art and Culture, Goa organises Lokotsav, an yearly cultural festival, from January 6 to 15 at Kala Academy, Panjim. You can see a blend of various folk forms and handicrafts from all over India at Lokotsav. The whole festival set up is wound around the main theme of Ajanta Ellora caves depicting various sculptures associated with it. You ought to try the local sweets and chaat items over there. They are sure to blow your mind away.
2. Lilly’s Flower, Caranzalem
Lokaso Tip: “This place in Caranzalem called Lilly’s Flower sells great snacks and all kinds of milkshakes at reasonable prices. Try their oreo shake with ice cream” – Shivam Naik Shirodkar
A small outlet located in Caranzalem serving some tasty Goan Snacks and probably the best Milkshakes in This Area. It gives double the servings for the price of one milkshake. They also serve a range of prawns, pork and beef delicacies like patties, croquettes and rissois.
3. NJO’s Waffle Bar
Lokaso Tip: “Try waffles at NJO’s Waffles Bar. They are the best in town” – Pranav Raut Dessai
NJO’s (Not Just Omlettes) are very famous for its Waffle Bar at Inox, Panjim and at Mall De Goa, Porvorim. Serving Savory and Sweet Crepes & Belgian Waffles, they have won over people’s palates in Goa. A waffle break from a tiring shopping regime or even a movie is of course needed for any sweet tooth. What’s your take on it? 😉
4. Ferry Ride from Cumbharjua
Lokaso Tip: “The simpler things like a ferry ride can offer one of the best sunsets” – Esteann Afonso
River Navigation Services in Goa is commonly called as ferry. There are a number of ferry routes in Goa owing to the abundant water bodies in the state. Catch a ferry from Cumbharjua to Guandalim to get a scenic view of greenery along with the beautiful sunset hues.
5. Bicholim Market, Verem
Lokaso Tip: “This local Shop at Bicholim Market sells a lot of Khari Biscuits (Rusk). They are so crisp and tasty that you need to try it atleast once” – Rohan Fernandez
Khari biscuits are simple puff pastry bites which is generally considered to be a Maharashtrain specialty. They are an evergreen accompaniment for evening chai or even as a breakfast for many people. Take a walk along the roads of the local market in Bicholim and you will find many local bakeries selling these biscuits for wholesale and retail.
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