The Anjuna Flea Market, Goa got its groovy beginnings way back in the 1960s, when the area saw the influx of the counter-culturists hippie movement from the US and Europe, who united in this colourful beach haven to exchange and celebrate ideals of love, peace and freedom. Experience the spirit of Anjuna by sinking into the comfortable confines of a Goa resort that is guaranteed to transport you to transcended states of being, which you will discover at the Alila Diwa Goa. With peaceful surroundings and gracious hospitality, this beach resort in Goa will make your time here an unforgettable trip. The modern day incarnation of the Anjuna Flea Market has grown in leaps and bounds from its humble beginnings as a hippie bartering post, where everything from jewellery, clothing and guitars were traded with hippie compatriots to help pay for their visit into the country. Now you will find a better selection of charming products sourced from all over India by local sellers, each proffering magnificent variety of colourful saris, flavourful teas (chocolate, mango and pineapple amongst the many infusions available), quirky jewellery and a splendid spread of other goods, all at rock-bottom prices, since bargaining is the norm here. Feast your eyes on the colourful mounds of spices such as turmeric, coriander and curry, and inquire about which combinations go into the tastiest local dishes so that you can experiment at home. A fun time guaranteed for all, check out the Anjuna Flea Market, Goa when your travels bring you here to this hippie haven.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.