People at Baga Beach, Goa

By Mridula Dwivedi March 28, 2012 11 Comments , ,

People at Baga Beach, Goa
People at Baga Beach, Goa

I usually refrain from clicking people. But on this day while generally pointing my camera at the sea and the golden light on it, for a moment without thinking much, I turned and clicked this picture. You can see that the three guys are also pretty unaware and walking. But the one on the right spotted me and guessed correctly that I clicked their picture. Next this happened.

Clicked on Demand, People at Bagha Beach
Clicked on Demand, People at Bagha Beach

They made a small scene, waving their arms and shouting a bit and demanded that I click another picture. So this picture has been clicked on demand. Then they crowded me and asked me to show the pictures. They said they liked the first one better! I agree. Then if you peer hard you will see two Indian guys in the background in the above two pictures.

More People at Baga Beach, Goa
More People at Baga Beach, Goa

I had not noticed that they were walking behind the first group of guys and hence they also asked for a picture. At that time I found it quite confusing why they wanted their picture to be clicked by me. But later when I was looking at the pictures, I realized that had witnessed the first scene.

But after this short interlude I was left to my own devices and I went back to clicking the sand, sea and the sun!


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11 thoughts on “People at Baga Beach, Goa”

  1. Interesting snaps.. Quite often, I walk around with my camera in hand and just snapping, without looking.. Not all great pics, but some times really amazing

  2. I liked the first one very much were the guys are very unaware they’re being shot but actually makes them look as if they were posing on purpose! like real super-models, rockstars or something.

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I am Mridula Dwivedi and I started blogging on 'Travel Tales from India' in June 2005. I renamed it Travel Tales from India & Abroad in 2016. Within a few months of the launch my travel blog found a mention on both the BBC and The Guardian. I also featured in a National Geographic Skoda Yeti Video. I was recently featured on

I quit my job as a professor in May 2015. I am having a blast ever since. I do not miss my work but sometime I do miss my salary! Somewhere along the journey I ended up acquiring a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur! I now wonder why?

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