Oh my Goa Goa Churches

About In the Northern Goa district lies the historical city of Vedha Goa or Old Goa (vedha in Portuguese means “old”). Panjim, the capital city of Goa, is about ten kilometers west of Old Goa. The city of Old Goa was constructed in the 15th century by the...

Oh my Goa — Goa History

The history of Goa is much shrouded in mystery. When the Hindu epic Mahabharata was written in the later Vedic period (c.1000-500 BC), Goa was referred to “Gomantak” (a Sanskrit word having many meanings, two of them being ‘fertile land’ and...