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Live to Wander

Clifford Dcosta & Raunak Almeida


Journey

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ABOUT ME

I am an avid traveller, passionate about exploring new places, culture, food and people. I have explored more than 135 places in 36 countries. A Certified scuba diver with 21 logged dives, adventure freak who cliff jumped 80’, swam with Sharks, hiked the Dolomites and finding new horizons.

MY TRAVEL COMPANION

My Travel Buddy is Raunak Almeida, aged 25, residing in vasai, mumbai. He is my partner in my business and also my cousin. He loves to explore places and finds peace in natures beauty. He has traveled more than 10 countries and we have traveled together to philippines, Tanzania and Maldives.

OUR ROUTE

#trueculture

The local customs, wisdom, arts and rituals that guide your way

Make a wish

Kolhapuri Chappal

The Haunted Village

Make a wish

Driving from Mumbai to Ganpatipule to witness the tradition of whispering your wish in MushakRaj’s ear. People flock to this place during weekends to make their dream come true.It is a well known Lord Ganesh Temple situated on the Ganpatipule Beach.


Kolhapuri Chappal

Today, we met Mr. Arun Satpute, a popular shoe maker who sells his chappals and shoes in countries like Australia, France, England, Germany and also America. Visiting this 100 year old Kolhapuri Chappal workshop was one of our highlights when visiting Kolhapur. These Chappals have been sold all over the world today at very high prices. These Hand made Slippers were first worn by Shahu Maharaj.


The Haunted Village

After hearing endless stories about paranormal activities in chindar, Malvan, i knew why the entire Village vacates for 3 days in every 3 years. When the days come, villagers live in the Jungle outside the village with a tent. People believe there are ghosts that visit the village for 3 days. This superstition filled village is knows as the weirdest village in Konkan.



#trueview

From rural landscapes to city-scenes; your journey from your perspectives

Cliff Jumping in Hampi

Sunrise Trek to Mantanga Hills

True Views of the Ocean Road

Cliff Jumping in Hampi

Experience the thrill of cliff jumping from weird shaped granite boulders of Tungabhadra River. The adrenaline rush while jumping off makes it a must do thing while in Hampi.


Sunrise Trek to Mantanga Hills

There’s never One sunrise the same. Waking up early and trekking to the Mantanga Hill in Hampi to catch a sunrise with spectacular views of the Temple, hills and river. Hampi will never fail to surprise you.


True Views of the Ocean Road

Driving along the ocean road in the early morning bliss from Malvan to Goa, the spectacular views of the Ocean on one side and the mountains on other, will surprise you on how beautiful our country is. There is nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.



#truefriend

Those you make unforgettable memories with along the way, new and old

Travel the Local way

Bathing the Elephant

Travel the Local way

Aaravali Hot springs near Malvan has more than 2000 people bathing each day. We would never know about this place if we would have not given lift to this local on the way to Malvan. The water was at a perfect 40 degrees to relax your muscles. The downside is that people nearby also wash their clothes here and spoil the water quality. I made a few of them realize that what they were doing was wrong


Bathing the Elephant

Making Friends and helping them give bath to the Temple Elephant named Lakshmi in Hampi, Karnataka was of of the Life’s most memorable moment. Travel is all about learning and experiencing the things you otherwise wouldnt do.



#truefoodie

Your culinary road trip that will make the judges hungry!

Toddy, Because it’s Classy.

Goa plays with your Taste buds

Toddy, Because it’s Classy.

Toddy or Palm Wine is an alcoholic beverage created from the sap of various species of Palm Trees. This local drink is an absolute must-try while visiting the konkan Region. But beware, A glass or 2 can hit you like a truck.


Goa plays with your Taste buds

We met a local person on the beach in goa who happened to be a head chef in a very popular restaurant in goa Fishermans wharf. We visited that restaurant and the kitchen that evening and had a great time learning local goan recipe like Chicken Kafrial and King fish Racheido.



#truedenim

The Wrangler InfiCool apparel that keeps you cool and confident while wandering

My second Skin

Denim for Hikes

My second Skin

My wrangler story is not just about the Brand but about a whole new level of experience. Wrangler for me is a synonym for comfort. It just felt like a second skin, maintaining its rugged, carefree use image is what sets wrangler apart. In all that i did, Wrangler constituted to be my fashion asthetic and cultural identity.


Denim for Hikes

Wrangler Denims truely redefined comfort and flexibility with its superior stretch and fits. Never been hiking before with denims on, but with Wrangler its a whole new experience.




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