I hardly slept on the overnight bus from Panjim to Mumbai. I had forgotten to take our sweaters out of the big backpack before putting it in the luggage compartment, and with the open windows it gets chilly on the bus at night. I slept less than 3 hours, and George didn’t fare much better.
From Gokarna, Mariana, George and I headed on to Goa. The main attractions for tourists in the state of Goa are the beaches, but we only had time to visit the town of Panjim. Mariana had applied for a new passport, since hers was running out of pages and she needed to pick it up
Our three days at the beach in Gokarna flew by too fast. Pretty soon it was time to head north to the city of Panjim, in the state of Goa. We took a local bus departing at 8:15am from Gokarna to Madgoan, which took about 4 hours and cost 80 rupees per person. It was