What Westerners Have for Breakfast: Five Years in Goa by John McBeath

What Westerners Have for Breakfast: Five Years in Goa

byJohn McBeath

Kobo ebook | October 1, 2013

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In the mid-eighties John McBeath and his partner Sue left Australia for India with the dream to open a European-style pensione in an old Portuguese villa in Goa. After several visits to India they had realised that Goa with its European influences, pristine beaches, and laid-back tropical lifestyle was at the start of a tourism boom. Now told for the first time, this is the alluring true story of what happened: of the locals, expatriates and visitors they befriended, of the colourful, hilarious and sometimes confounding experiences that both enriched and threatened their relationship. Goa rises up from these pages as a seductive and richly rewarding place to live, but jazz writer McBeath isnt afraid to lay bare the realities.
Title:What Westerners Have for Breakfast: Five Years in GoaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Transit LoungeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1921924578

ISBN - 13:9781921924576


Rated 2 out of 5 by from Charming I found the historical aspects the author used as fascinating. This is your typical "fish out of water" story, but I did read it to the end. However, I found John and "Sue" to be uninteresting. I'm sure that they are lovely people, however, the writing makes them appear unlikeable. The people they meet keep this story together.
Date published: 2014-01-04