Aldona is the only village where the Comunidade is divided on caste lines, but the walls are for all to draw on. Comunidades are age-old institutions that were involved in large-scale community farming.
Goa|Aldona|An age-old village legacy | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
Aldona is the only village connected to its wards by two suspension bridges.
Goa|Aldona|Connecting people | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
HEALTH IS WEALTH
Walking around is still a chore for many in the village.
Goa|Aldona|Village life|Busy feet | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
MENACE OF MONEY
With people from India choosing Aldona as a destination for their second home, green is gradually turning brown.
Goa|Aldona|Environment in peril | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
SIGNS OF CHANGE
With people flocking to get a piece of Aldona, the rustic charm of the village is getting urbanised.
Goa|Aldona|Embracing urbnisation | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
Aldona has a supermarket, two pharmacies; and with motorcycle pilots, rickshaws and taxis, transport is never a problem.
Goa|Aldona|village life|Step out | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
The dilapidated condition of the market has pushed vendors onto the edge of the road.
Goa|Aldona|Village life| Market mess | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
OLD IS GOLD
Traditions carry on in Aldona with fish from sluice gates sold in-house.
Goa|Aldona|Village life|True to tradition | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
The cemetery in Aldona appears symmetrical with nature around.
Goa|Aldona|Village|Where memories rest | Photo: Augusto Rodrigues
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