Goa, having been the meeting point of various races, religions and cultures of east and west over the centuries, has a distinctive style quite different from the rest of India.
Goa, where mystical east meets modern west. There is no place in the world where you will find Christmas being celebrated with as much passion as Diwali or where tradtional Indian fish curry is eaten with Gaon sausages.
Goa is a state within the Indian Union with a democratically elected government. Goa has a consistent climate throughout the year with just meager fluctuations in the temperature. December and January might require light woolens, but April and May are warm.
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Goa has a consistent climate throughout the year with just meager fluctuations in the temperature. December and January might require light woolens, but April and May are warm. The period from June to October brings heavy rain, almost up to 320 cm. The temperature during the summers ranges from 24°C to 32.7°C and during the winters it ranges from 21.3°C to 32.2°C.
Goa climate is relaxed and lovely. beaches are the best in Goa in the winter months between October and March. This is also the time Goa is most frequented by tourists. The weather during this period is amazingly pleasant.
Often Music & dance accompany festivities, the Christian religions having mingled with traditional Indian practices of folk worship. During the Carnivals towns & Villages rock under wildest spirits. People dancing in the streets & Feni flows freely everywhere.
People from Goa are known as 'Goans'. This identity is enough to tell the difference especially in their lifestyle. The 450 years' rule of the Portuguese has added a new dimension by introducing their religion, belief, customs, attire, festivals, education, literature, modes of Entertainment, and behaviour. A lot was absorbed and moulded into tradition and incorporated into lifestyle. Thus Goans became unique in India.