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View Poll Results: Bangalore, Goa, and Pondicherry - Which would you like to get to (you can choose more than one answe
Bangalore 5 18.52%
Goa 12 44.44%
Pondicherry 7 25.93%
None of those, but interested in other locations in India 6 22.22%
Not interested in India 4 14.81%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 27. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-15-2017, 03:37 AM
 
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Definitely, Goa, as the place is really amazing and beautiful, When I visited Goa last year I fell in love with the food, culture, and beaches there. It is a great place for vacations.
I just started reading "MAXIMUM CITY: BOMBAY LOST AND FOUND" about Mumbai. Very interesting insiders view into that city.

Anyways, I'd love to see more of India. Goa definitely sounds like a unique place to see.
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Old 08-15-2017, 04:00 PM
 
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I just started reading "MAXIMUM CITY: BOMBAY LOST AND FOUND" about Mumbai. Very interesting insiders view into that city.

Anyways, I'd love to see more of India. Goa definitely sounds like a unique place to see.
In your original post you asked Goa, Pondy or Bangalore.

I would suggest you skip Bangalore, but visit North Karnataka. The beaches near Gokarna are equally beautiful compared to Goa. The Western ghats is an ecological and tropical treasure. Karnataka is a safe state with hospitable people and a number of visitors throughout the year.
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Old 08-15-2017, 04:42 PM
 
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Glad to see that this thread continues. The reasons that I would like to visit Kerala are pretty basic. When I taught university in Malaysia one of my favorite students was Keralese. She described her native state as very beautiful and clean with great food. Kerala has one of the highest literacy rates in the world also. Plus, she and her sister were gorgeous, so it would be interesting to see more of the same.

I am currently reading V.S. Naipaul's opus to India, India: A Million Mutinies Now. He devotes a large part of the book to his stays in Mumbai and Lucknow. Very interesting book as he interviewed quite a lot of people and let them tell their stories.
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Old 08-15-2017, 04:45 PM
 
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I just started reading "MAXIMUM CITY: BOMBAY LOST AND FOUND" about Mumbai. Very interesting insiders view into that city.

Anyways, I'd love to see more of India. Goa definitely sounds like a unique place to see.
Have you read any of Aravind Adiga's novels? He gives great insight into Indian culture through his story telling.
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Old 08-16-2017, 05:17 AM
 
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Have you read any of Aravind Adiga's novels? He gives great insight into Indian culture through his story telling.
I'll have to look for those...


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Glad to see that this thread continues. The reasons that I would like to visit Kerala are pretty basic. When I taught university in Malaysia one of my favorite students was Keralese. She described her native state as very beautiful and clean with great food. Kerala has one of the highest literacy rates in the world also. Plus, she and her sister were gorgeous, so it would be interesting to see more of the same.

I am currently reading V.S. Naipaul's opus to India, India: A Million Mutinies Now. He devotes a large part of the book to his stays in Mumbai and Lucknow. Very interesting book as he interviewed quite a lot of people and let them tell their stories.
Interesting about the Keralese. I also didn't realize the literacy rate was high. Also, interesting the notice of their beauty. While Indian women aren't particularly well-known for their beauty, I routinely see extremely attractive Indian women.... I think they just don't much recognition for it, because of the extreme conservatism of the culture.
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Old 08-16-2017, 11:27 AM
 
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Default India is filthy.

I am the first here to vote "not interested in India". My tourist dollars will be spent somewhere else, not In India. A video is more than a million words.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=O3aq5f_4y-Q
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Old 08-17-2017, 07:47 AM
 
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Default Bad math

I added up the poll percentage. It is 145.45%.

Any one cares to explain?
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Old 08-17-2017, 03:40 PM
 
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I added up the poll percentage. It is 145.45%.

Any one cares to explain?
People vote more than once, kind of like the Democrats in this country.

Vote early, vote often, that was Mayor Daley's motto (Chicago mob boss mayor).

You've heard the comedian's commercial, right? 14 out of 10 people polled like chocolate.
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Old 08-17-2017, 04:54 PM
 
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I would like to visit the back waters of Kerala in the south someday and sacred Buddhist sites in the North. I might visit Sri Lanka and Burma before I go to India.
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Old 09-02-2017, 09:24 PM
 
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I added up the poll percentage. It is 145.45%.

Any one cares to explain?
People can vote for more than one place.
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