The Ayurvedic Massage

The Goan beaches are popular hotspots for yoga and ayurvedic medicine.  I figured while I was in Palolem, I should get an ayurvedic massage, which I read you could find for about $8.  So, I followed the signs for an “ayurvedic massage spa” and found a hut near the  beach.  Outside the hut, I met one of the female masseuses, an Indian woman in her 50s. I told her a wanted a full body massage and asked about prices.  She told me in a whisper that she would give me a discount and showed me a menu of services.  While I was looking it over, she whispered again something about price and discount, but then said her boss was coming and she quickly scooted back into the hut.

Continue reading “The Ayurvedic Massage”