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The end of a year, the start of another…


Happy 2018! I hope you have had a smashing year so far.

I’ve taken a blog break for a few days, mostly involuntarily because wifi was so bad at the house we were renting in Goa, but also because I just sort of decided that I deserved it. Now its time for me to recap my last days of 2017, and the tell you a thing or two about my start on the new year…

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One of our last meals was at Pali Bhavan. The bar here is by the way where Saif and I met the very first time, if you must know

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We had a banging Indian meal and went home to bed right after

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An hour flight and some time on the road later, and we were in Goa paradise

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We had cheese and wine on our terrace, then dropped by Saturday night market

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Looked around a lot but bought very little

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Joakim and Maja bought a hammock to take back to Sweden. I thought that was a cute thing to buy

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I’m not a fan of crowds or markets but was doing my best to stay calm

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Then we had White Owl beers and felt very happy and calm

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Watched a fire show and listened to trance music (not my mom’s favourite)

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Ate home made pasta at Ciao Bella

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Captured some special moments

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Failed at taking group-selfies, and drank more wine

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Then it was morning, so we ate again

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At Orange Boom. Nom nom nom

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After breakfast, we headed to Ashwem, my favourite beach in Goa. Kind of everyone’s favourite

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Drank beer and cuddled in the sun with my favourite people. Tough one to beat! On the last day of the year too

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Saif stayed in the shadow. He doesn’t enjoy the sun much – probably the biggest difference between us. Not that bad of a difference to have though

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Guess how happy I was to see this fellow Swede on the beach? They decided to celebrate New Years Eve with us later in the day. Wiho

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Last lunch view of the year from La Plage

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Maja was trying to tan. The food took kind of long to arrive so she tanned next to the table while waiting. Very Swedish, if you ask me

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Feet in the sand, beer in hand. Wasn’t even meant to rhyme but it did

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I mean…

 

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Then it was time to bring in the New Year at Sur La Mer. Coziness central basically

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We booked a table for all of us + Kyron and Paulina

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Danced to Knocking on Heavens Door. Yes I know not the best song to valse to

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Burger for breakfast and lunch in 2018

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And browsed cute shops on the beach

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On New Years Day-Eve we were all really tired so we went for an even cosier dinner on the beach

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Somtimes I wonder if its abnormal to love your mom as much as I love mine. Hmm

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It may also be abnormal to eat as much as we do. It was great anyway. Highly recommend Sublime in Morjim

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Sounds about right

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A stray puppy followed us to eat again the next day. Want. Need.

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Always eating. Here at Anahata in Ashwem. Highly, highly recommend. Also awesome staff. Warning for a lot of Swedish tourists though

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Maja and I bought my mom a gift at one of the cute stores in Vagatore

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Attempted cute boomerangs with my mom and Maja…

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Snapped this photo highlight with my younger half

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And before we headed back to the airport on our last day…

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We ate again…

What a start on a new year, right? Couldn’t have asked for more. Except a little less indulgence and feasting, perhaps.

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