Snowman in Goa and other random scenes of Christmas in India

Snowman in Goa and other random scenes of Christmas in India
Snowman in Goa, India
Snowman in Goa, India
Goan church with moon and Christmas lights
Goan church with moon and Christmas lights
Goan church with a Christmas wish in 2006
Goan church with a Christmas wish in 2006
Goan gasstation with a Christmas wish
Goan gasstation with a Christmas wish
Goan bank with a Christmas wish in 2011
Goan bank with a Christmas wish in 2011

Here’s five random scenes of Christmas in Goa, India.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy new year.

Read more about Goa as a travel destination here!

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5 random scenes from the Vatican City State

5 random scenes from the Vatican City State
St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City
St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City
Entrance to the Vatican City State
Entrance to the Vatican City State
Fountain outside the Vatican City
Fountain outside the Vatican City
Inside St. Peter's Basilica
Inside St. Peter’s Basilica
View over Rome from the Vatican City State
View over Rome from the Vatican City State

After these 5 random scenes from the Vatican City State, photographed with a special technique, check what else Indivue has blogged about the neighboring city Rome

and photography

Read also about other interesting sights from Europe!

5 reasons to visit Old Goa

5 reasons to visit Old Goa

 

Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa

 

Wall decoration in Basilica of Bom Jesus
Wall decoration in Basilica of Bom Jesus

 

The grave of St. Francis Xavier in Basilica of Bom Jesus
The grave of St. Francis Xavier in Basilica of Bom Jesus

 

St. Francis Xavier 500-year-birthday in 2006
St. Francis Xavier 500-year-birthday in 2006

 

Park in Old Goa
Park in Old Goa

 

Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Old Goa
Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Old Goa

 

Gandhistatue in Old Goa
Gandhi statue in Old Goa

 

Old Goa is a historically significant area in-between North Goa and South Goa, little bit towards inland from the capital of Goa, Panjim. Several Christian worship places are located in there, and because of them Old Goa is a World Heritage site.

Here’s five reasons why you should visit Old Goa –

 

1.Basilica of Bom Jesus, located in Old Goa, is the most spectacular Christian building in Goa, India. There is a lot to see in the walls and aisles of Basilica of Bom Jesus for people interested in church art. Inside the building there is also a beautiful garden.

2. Basilica of Bom Jesus keeps the grave of St. Francis Xavier and through the glass cover you can see the remains of his body and pay respect. St. Francis Xavier was a Roman Catholic missionary whose 500th birthday was celebrated in 2006, from the time of which these photographs are also from.

3. Old Goa in India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

4. The nature and trees in Old Goa are beautiful. You can also see lot of Portuguese-style architecture and one Mahatma Gandhi statue there.

5. There’s also few other Christian churches for a cultured person to see, such as the Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

 

You can read this article in Finnish here: Viisi syytä vierailla Vanhassa Goassa

 

Find more inspiring places to go from Indivue’s Travel Opus to Goa!

 

 

Ideas and reviews for Barcelona

Ideas and reviews for Barcelona

 

 

 

Was travelling in lovely Barcelona in October. Here’s a couple of Instagram pics from there.

 

Check also some indivue ideas and reviews for Barcelona in the TripAdvisor and keep travelling!

About Barcelona in Finnish here in this link.

India photography in black & white and sepia

India photography in black & white and sepia

 

These images in black & white and sepia have been taken while travelling in India during the years 2006 – 2015 and these photos have been blogged in Indivue.

None of these photos are staged nor posed, thus presenting India very much like it is.

Read more from Indivue in English or in Finnish at www.indivue.blogspot.com!