7th Discourse Anaphora and
Anaphor Resolution Colloquium

November 5-6, 2009, Goa, India
hosted by AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University, Chennai

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The working sessions will take place in Goa (India), at Cidade de Goa

Cidade de Goa
Cidade de Goa
Vainguinim Beach
Goa 403004
Tel : +91-832-2454545
Fax : +91-832-2454541/42
Email : sales@cidadedegoa.com

This is also the place where participants are expected to be staying for the conference as the hotel offer highly favourable room rates for DAARC The state of Goa popularly known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist Paradise", is located on the western coast of India in the coastal belt known as Konkan.
The magnificent scenic beauty and the architectural splendours of its temples, churches and old houses have made Goa a firm favourite with travellers around the world.
But then, Goa is much more than just beaches and sea. It has a soul which goes deep into unique history, rich culture and some of the prettiest natural scenery that India has to offer.

How to get there

Cidade de Goa is located at Vainguinim Beach, Goa, INDIA.

Nearest Airport :

Dabolim (GOI-Dabolim) - Approximate driving time is 40 minutes, distance is 28 kms (17 miles) from the resort.

Nearest Railway Stations :

Karmali Railway Station (Old Goa) - Approximate driving time is 25 minutes distance is 14 kms (9 miles) from the resort.

Margao Railway Station - Approximate driving time is 45 minutes & distance is 35 kms (23 miles) from the resort.

Local weather

The state of Goa is located between latitudes 15 degrees 48'00" N 14 degrees 53'54" N and Longitude 74 degrees 20'13" E 73 degrees 40" 33" E.

Goa, being in the tropical zone and near the Arabian Sea, has a warm and humid climate for most of the year. Goa has a pleasant weather yearlong. It's never too hot or too cold due to its proximity with the Arabian Sea.The best time to visit Goa is October to March.

Usually Goa experiences a temperate climate except during the rainy season, which lasts from June to September. It is due to the coastal Konkan region and the surroundings of Western Ghats that the weather of Goa is generally always pleasant and sunny. There are no extremes in temperature and no clear demarcations from one season to the other are found except for the monsoons.

The average temperature varies between 25C - 30C. The average rainfall is approximately 325cms. In summer the average daily hours of sunshine is nine to ten hours which becomes three to five hours during the monsoon.

From sea-level at the coast to an altitude of 1,022 metres above sea-level at its highest point in the Sahyadri Ghats.

July To End September (26 inches)

Mid-November To Mid-February (Min. 3 C - Max. 11 C)

Mid-March To End Of June (Min. 25 C - Max. 45 C)

Clothing required

Tropical clothing throughout the year. Light woollens during December and January. Rainwear in the Monsoons.