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Goa Day 2 | Travel with me | Anjuna Beach | Calangute Beach |

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Like all of Goa, Anjuna was long held by the Portuguese. In 1950, it had a population of 5,688,[1] and in 2011 it had 9,636.

Historian Teresa Albuquerque, reports that the village's name is derived from the Arabic word 'Hanjuman' (meaning merchant guild). Other say, it comes from an Arabic word for "change" - as people were arriving at Anjuna from the sea, and where looking to change money.

It was discovered by the hippies during the 60's, then was a center of backpackers and trance parties lovers, and lately became a popular destination for young big-city Indians.
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Anjuna is famous for its trance parties held on the beach during the tourist season (October - April).

Anjuna also hosts the famous flea market (Every Wednesday) where you can purchase products from all over India, as well as from foreigners, ranging from fruits to jewelry, clothes, hashish and electronic devices.