About 14, 2008 october
A womanвЂ™s stories of cycling and living in Goa, Asia
A mysterious stranger finally persuaded me to вЂњCome to Goa. after years of exchanging lettersвЂќ I flew to Asia in 2008, remained inside the home in Goa for half a year, and published a lot more than 60 tales of travel, miracle, biking, and family members www.adventistsinglesconnection.com originsвЂ¦
Rodrigues family members in London, before going to Canada (L-R) Ursula, Ulrike, Leo, Jurgen, and LeoвЂ™s sibling Alan Rodrigues.
I am Ulrike Bemvinda Rodrigues and I also joke that IвЂ™m an average CanadianвЂ”my mom is from Austria, my dad is just a Goan whose family emigrated from Portuguese-occupied India to British-occupied Burma (now Myanmar). They married and met in England, I happened to be created in Germany, and now we relocated to Canada whenever I was six.
Bemvinda is my center title, my grandmotherвЂ™s name and a means of saying вЂњwelcomeвЂќ in Portuguese. I did sonвЂ™t understand that once I browse the word вЂњbemvindoвЂќ near the top of a menu a couple of years it meant вЂњall you are able to eatвЂќ or вЂњdinner special. agoвЂ” we thoughtвЂќ
Until only a few years back, we additionally didnвЂ™t realize that GoaвЂ”the place my fatherвЂ™s household comes fromвЂ”was a Portuguese state in Asia until 1961. It never ever t k place if you ask me that my final title, Rodrigues, is not a conventional Indian title. Or that being raised Roman Catholic is not a conventional religion that is indian. Continue reading “Travel, sex, secret, and biking in a Indian state”