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From 1510 until 1961 Goa was a portuguese colony. For 451 years, the distant land of Portugal ruled Goa and created here a synthesis of Indo-Portuguese culture which pervades all facets of life : from architecture to food and liquor, from song and dance to carved furniture.
They have left behind a rich architectural legacy, churches and also houses.
Their traditional windows were made of translucent oyster shell in a wooden lattice. This provides a soft translucent light for the houses.

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  • Copyright: Marilyn MC (axiotea) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2721 W: 440 N: 5487] (21651)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-04-30
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/180 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-05-25 12:09
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