Monthly Archives: April 2015

My Goan mando video: Adeus korcho vellu

A popular farewell mando Can you imagine the agony and frustration of being separated from your loved ones for months at a stretch without any way of communicating with them except perhaps through a letter or two received weeks after … Continue reading

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Mando echoing the anguish of tarvotti families

A popular, farewell Goan mando In the latter half of the1800s, British shipping companies began operating larger, and more modern steamships, opening up a huge market for maritime labour. The sudden availability of jobs on a large scale was a … Continue reading

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