Recycled Travel Backpack #Goa
SIZE: 12"W X 15"H X 5"D
VOLUME: 18 LITERS
MAIN COMPARTMENT + THREE EXTERIOR POCKETS
3 Things You Did Not Know About
With beautiful sandy beaches and casinos all around the city, Goa is one favorite tourist destination. Tourists in the country and abroad plan on traveling here quite often to run away from their regular errands. It is one exotic place where people can come, relax and rejuvenate themselves.
When you purchase recycled travel backpack # Goa, it will beautifully remind you of this lovely place. Many people do not know much about this remarkable city and often wonder
why people love it. It is only after stepping here that they realize the actual reason.
There are several reasons why you will love this fantastic place. Here are few attractive things that you may not know about Goa that will interest you. The Portuguese Influence: Around 1510, Portuguese established their colony in Goa. It is true that the Portuguese first set their territory in Cochin and eventually set another one here in Goa. It got its freedom back only in 1961. You can find Portuguese influence in the architecture, names and the cuisine. The colors in this beautiful state of India are vibrant and dazzling.
Portuguese love potatoes, tomatoes and cashews and you can find them in abundance here. From the street names to the music here, everything has Portuguese influence. It is a place where you can enjoy the fusion of two cultures, Indian and Portuguese.
Many decades back, most of the people in India were mostly eating vegetarian food. It is the only place in India where people started to meat especially pork. People here love to take an
afternoon nap which they call as “Siesta.”
People here have a particular attitude which is widely known as “Sussegad.” It has its roots in the Portuguese word known as “Sossegado” which means quiet. It means people here like
to relax and enjoy the life to its fullest.
Fish Curry and Rice: With an abundance of seafood that is available here in this beach state, food is quite cheap. Of course, if you go to an expensive restaurant you will be paying a small fortune. Many local restaurants charge you pretty less for ordering the local cuisine.
For all the fish and rice lovers out there, Goa is the destiny to get the best fish curry in the country. You will enjoy eating rice with the fish curry that is red. You will likewise enjoy eating the deep fried king fish. Besides it has excellent natural color and aromas, the taste of this delicacy is beyond description.
Once you travel out of this beautiful state of India, the memories of this excellent place will bring joy to you. No doubt, your heart will yearn to return to Goa to make new experiences and fresh memories. When you buy this beautiful travel backpack # Goa, it will continuously remind you of the awesomeness of this remarkable place.
EVERY BAG UNIQUELY YOURS
Every backpack is one-of-a-kind! The burlap pieces are recycled from authentic Indian rice bags. Expect slight imperfections. Between fabric, the seamstress who made it, the family who received the rice, and you, every bag has a different story. You are giving life. You are a part of the story.
Each bag is made of recycled materials. Expect the same color scheme but variations in design and patterns.
RECYCLED = ECO-FRIENDLY
Handmade from used jute/burlap rice bags, the bags in the Recycled Collection are made from plant-based fibers, are biodegradable, and eco-friendly. Our recycled bags have the natural smell of jute/burlap. We keep discarded rice bags out of the landfills and give them new life! Buying this bag helps preserve the earth's resources! Good karma. Good vibes.
WHAT YOU ARE GIVING
Your purchase of this bag provides 1 kilo (2.2 lbs) of rice to a family in need in India. Indians typically eat rice three meals per day. 1 kilo will last the average family of four a little over 1 day (4 people x 3 meals = 12 meals total). We give away 25 kilos of rice at a time. 25 items = 25 kilos. This typically gives families about a month of rice! Buying this bag feeds families!
BEST USES & CARE
This is a lightweight backpack designed for day use. Great for packing a sweatshirt, laptop, food, and more. This is not a heavy duty pack. It is not designed for extended trips or to be filled with heavy items, such as multiple textbooks, multiple water bottles, or heavy gear. Recycled bags may be hand washed or spot cleaned and air dried. Please do NOT machine wash or machine dry.
INTERNATIONAL DUTIES NOTICE
All orders are shipped from the USA. The cost of import fees and/or duties are NOT included in the cost of shipping. If you live outside the USA, you may be required to pay a duty before you can pick up your package. It is important to know your countries rates for duties as you will be responsible for this added cost. If you do not pay the duty, the package will be returned to us. In this case, we will contact you to ask if you would like to pay to have the package re-shipped to you or if you would like a refund on the cost of the product (excluding shipping). Most European countries have import fees, however, they are generally less than the cost of the product(s), and the fees are not charged consistently on every package. Customers have not reported any duties for Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.