I’m back

November 7, 2007 at 3:34 pm 9 comments

Back at work, exhausted, with jet lag and lots of dirty clothes at home and a very clingy cat who is upset that I went away and left him. But India was great, Goa is gorgeous, the conference was productive, lots of interesting people and most importantly?

 Elephant

Yup, that’s Kingston Girl on the back of the elephant! What else was I supposed to do with the half-day I had free at the end of the conference?

ShoppingRiver

That’s one of the many shops nearby and that is the river at the bottom of the road – stunning. One of the cool things about the conference was that instead of giving us a boring mass produced bag with all our conference documents in it as you usually get, we got funky colourful bags like those in the photo made by local people. How appropriate for a conference discussing issues related to poverty and self-sufficiency and youth development?

Now back to reality…

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9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Leon  |  November 8, 2007 at 12:06 am

    So that’s you huh? Looking good. You’re quite the traveler aren’t you? Thanks for sharing these pics of your vacation.

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  • 2. Kingston Girl  |  November 8, 2007 at 8:38 am

    Thanks Leon – but it wasn’t a vacation! I was attending a conference!

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  • 3. Irie Diva  |  November 8, 2007 at 12:23 pm

    welcome back! thats a gorgeous river pic there, at the end of the road? how unusual…
    it reminds me of frenchman’s cove a lil, i need to make a trip there

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  • 4. Adrian  |  November 8, 2007 at 12:37 pm

    conference.. vacation.. lol it still beats the daily grind back here at home.

    are all the license plates over there that long?

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  • 5. Stunner  |  November 8, 2007 at 12:46 pm

    Yeah pictures! You sound and look like you did have a great time…even though it was work!

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  • 6. mad bull  |  November 8, 2007 at 10:04 pm

    Welcome back. The scenery looks great. Nuff of the Indians over here in Cayman are from Goa.

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  • 7. Cranky Putz  |  November 9, 2007 at 11:23 am

    I am so glad you liked our little country….its so nice to hear a good review…

    Loved that you went for an elephant ride…

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  • 8. Kingston Girl  |  November 9, 2007 at 11:33 am

    Adrian – yup, all the licence plates are that long!

    CP – liked what I saw… which was unfortunately only a little bit. But it has definitely made me eager to see more of your ‘little’ country.

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  • 9. guyana-gyal  |  November 15, 2007 at 12:47 pm

    Ahhh, Goa, I’d love to goa there [couldn’t help the pun]. Some of my ancestors are from there.

    There’s an old Indian movie you might enjoy, Bombay to Goa. How does Jamaica feel after being in such a different place?

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