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The Lowdown

It’s a little bit like parenthood. You have these tiny bundles who grow and grow and suddenly you realize that the precious little person you raised from infanthood is something else – sure, vcialis 40mg still a child, but one who’s intellectual capacity now rivals yours. Something like this has happened with cashew feni. For decades and even centuries it was a backwater brew often relegated to the back of the liquor cabinet. And then suddenly it was something else – a connoisseur’s favourite at the top of any list of the things that most make Goa Goan! Sure, there’s still a long way to go before feni brings in the big bucks or takes its place alongside the world’s great spirits. But there’s no denying feni has come of age (in more ways than one). On these pages we explain how this extraordinary transformation came about – and also provide you with a tip or two on how to enjoy your own feni!

Also, dear reader, please take a look at our in-depth story on how Goa is expecting to host the all-important Lusofonia Games just eight months from now. Unfortunately, preparations to do so are woefully inadequate. We outline the problems and issues. We’ll let you decide if you think Goa can be ready in time. When you do decide, we invite you to log on to, and at the end of the story, vote!

As many of our readers know, we set out to accomplish two main goals. We want to provide comprehensive party/nightlife/events/food listings so that both Goans and visitors to Goa will have a complete picture on everything there is to see, do and eat in the state each week. At the same time, we’re providing fun-to-read, world-class journalism, with stories on a wide variety of topics. This week, be sure to check out our stories on two different kinds of adventures – one on how to enjoy Panjim on just 300 bucks, and the other on the joys of scuba diving. Think about it. Two-thirds of the planet is covered in oceans. Isn’t it time you found out how the creatures in that part of the world live?

We hope you enjoy our piece on the homes of great Goans, as well as our story on the musical tastes of Goa’s Generation Y. As always, sex columnist Acaricia May dispenses her sassy wisdom, and we bring you lots of good reading on food, art and culture. In this vein, we’re trying out something new in this edition – with a couple of pages featuring a short story and poetry. We hope you like it! If you do, let us know by logging onto our website or Facebook page, which, we are very pleased to announce, is about to cross the extraordinary threshold of 10,000 “Likes.” That’s in addition to the nearly 1 lakh YouTube hits for the Goa Streets Flash Mob. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out!

Goa Streets. Way ahead!

The Goa Streets Team