It's an adage for the Indian youth for decades, "UPSC ka exam and Goa Trip, Kabhi pehle attempt mein safal nai hota" (Translation - One can never succeed in the first attempt in an Indian Civil Services Exam and planning a Goa trip with friends). While I cannot yet affirm about the UPSC, experience says Goa is indeed possible, though with it's own share of pitfalls which makes the success even sweeter. This was the last and most awaited leg of the 3 part trip before our graduation in a group of 6. You can find the links to part 1 and 2 here: Part 1-In Tenali Rama's Kingdom: Hampi in 1 Day ; Part 2- Chikkamagalur : Your Next Offbeat Getaway in the Land of Coffee . Read on for all that you can do in your hard earned and well deserved trip to GOAAA!!!