If going to loud festivals like the Goan Carnival and the Sunburn is not your thing, you will definitely enjoy spending some time at Saligao’s Weekly Market and exploring beautiful handicrafts produced by local Goans, mostly women!
Clarice Vaz tells us how starting Saligao Tuesday Market gave her a sense of purpose and also empowered the local women to sell their products. What is so unique about Goan villages and their way of life? What does it mean to live in the soul and not in the body? What can we do to help preserve the Goan way of life? Tune in to find out!
Clarice Vaz is a nurse by profession. She is also a self trained contemporary abstract artist and has also published a book called A Song For Saligao. She is also the founder of the Saligao Tuesday Market, which promotes locally produced goods. She believes in giving back to the community.
Travel tip: On your next trip to Goa, wake up early and trek to the Butterfly Beach in South Goa to spend time with dolphins, butterflies and beautiful skies!
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Hosted by Clyde D’Souza. He is a creative director who has worked in TV, print, and digital. His book Susegad: The Goan Art Of Contentment captures Goa through conversations, memories, stories, recipes and much more. He lives between Mumbai and Goa and lives the Susegad lifestyle every day! Follow him on Instagram @clydedsouzaauthor.
Produced by Aishwarya Javalgekar
Editing and soundtrack by Aditya Arya
Artwork by Artisto Designz