Travel Blogs from Mumbai, India

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The Good, The Bad and The Mumbai Madness, Udaipur, Mumbai and Goa, India travel blog

The Good, The Bad and The Mumbai Madness

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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... ?! We left our rucksacks at the hotel and went to re-buy our train tickets for that evening and to take a walk round Mumbai. After triple confirming our train tickets we bought tickets to see the latest bollywood movie and took a walk into the park ...

Trip to Bombay (Mumbai), Mumbai, India travel blog

Trip to Bombay (Mumbai)

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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We'll tell you about this when we get a chance. It was fun to see the wild metropolis that is ...

How to leave Bombay, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

How to leave Bombay

A travel blog entry by malariamonday

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... .  Enjoy your ice cold lime juice and the air conditioning.   44 - Decide that Bandra is perhaps the Kits of Mumbai.   45 - Go to the local theatre, stand for the national anthem which plays before every movie here, and watch a 3 ...

South India Solo, Drenched South, India travel blog

South India Solo

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... because their main feature is art in the form of painting instead of sculpture. You don't see much ancient painting in India. Thanks to having been forgotten and rediscovered by the British in the late 1800's they remain minimally vandalized. Goa ...

Mumbai Day 3 -Sanjay National Park, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai Day 3 -Sanjay National Park

A travel blog entry by beemichaela

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... his brother in law, though he never explained why he was there. Our initial plan was the go to the Elephanta Caves in South Mumbai, which also takes an hour long boat ride to get to. Whilst researching I found many articles that advised not to go at the ...

Mumbai or Bombay, as you like, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai or Bombay, as you like

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... for those of you doing the reading...so time for a different tack!!!! *MARK AND CLARES REALLY EXCITING AND INTERESTING MUMBAI TOP THIRTEEN* 1. NEW KULFI CENTRE: Mango and pistachio frozen dessert, sort of like icecream made with sweetened condensed ...

Trains , Pains and Automobiles, Mumbai, India travel blog

Trains , Pains and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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... mainland and even has red double decker buses, quite quaint i think. It is possible to get anything you desire in Mumbai from wonderful textiles, silverware, excellent carved deities to the usual pirate CD's from the hawers that line the streets trying ...

Apprehensive, nervous & the odd excited giggle!, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Apprehensive, nervous & the odd excited giggle!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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... the desk fan on the dashboard wasn't turned on. We then set off through the crowded, noisy and at times plain crazy roads of Mumbai (Dad, you thought the car park at Heathrow was bad - this would've scared the life out of you!). Ox-drawn carts, ...

Hanging out in in another Indian city? I think?, Mumbai, India travel blog

Hanging out in in another Indian city? I think?

A travel blog entry by bgleixner

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So I got to tag along with my supervisor in Mumbai for a three day trip - which was all I could handle!  Compared to other cities, the area we stayed in was absolutely beautiful.  The (European) architecture was stunning.  I also saw ...

First week in Mumbai (Bombay), Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

First week in Mumbai (Bombay)

A travel blog entry by bnbfsu

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In the middle of my first week in Mumbai and actually finally settling down. I guess I am just getting used to everything. I have to stop focusing on what I am doing wrong and start learning how to get used to being here. Hard for a New Yorker who knows ...

the karmic railroad, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

the karmic railroad

A travel blog entry by tofudan

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... noon the next day. i had been having pretty good luck with buying train tickets only a few days before the departure. the train to mumbai was the only ticket that i decided to buy well in advance (two weeks) and so (naturally) it was already booked out. ...

Welcome to Bollywood...What's Your Dream?, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Welcome to Bollywood...What's Your Dream?

A travel blog entry by bnbfsu

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... less than worthy adversaries who wouldn't last a New York minute. That said I suddenly had 2 free days on my hands. To be honest, Mumbai or Bombay or whatever you want to call is not really a site seeing city. It is more a stopover on getting out into ...

Made it to Mumbai (Bombay), Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Made it to Mumbai (Bombay)

A travel blog entry by bnbfsu

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... wait! Thinking about heading to Aurangabad for the weekend to check out the Ajanta & Ellora caves that are part of the wonders of the ancient world. Will see. Might just site see around Mumbai. Will keep you posted. Happy trails, ...

First day in Mumbai - stress free !!!!!!!!!!!!!, Mumbai, India travel blog

First day in Mumbai - stress free !!!!!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... middle section chairs each to ourselves and lay down and slept like babies the whole flight. So we arrive at the airport in Mumbai with all these expectations of it being chaotic and stressful but we got off our flight with another wee indian man who ...

We Gotta Get Out of this Place...., Mumbai, India travel blog

We Gotta Get Out of this Place....

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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... London dress - I'd like to note my first dress as an adult - all for 250 rupees (approx GBP 3.30), and Ant purchased a Mumbai Taxi shirt. 4. Cricket... The guys were keen to see a cricket match, the girls not bothered. With all the major games either ...

Our first Indian Train Journey !!!!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Our first Indian Train Journey !!!!

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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Fri 13th We decided last night to head to Goa a day early so that we could watch the Man City game and party there our train wasn't till 2305 at night so we had the hotel still all day which was great. We got our tickets at the station during the day as ...

Mumbai, dead guy, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai, dead guy

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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... trains because it saves us a night's accommodation! Have to be tight!). We should arrive at the beach at about 3 p.m. tomorrow. Mumbai has been really nice to be honest, the streets are actually wide palm-lined boulevards and there's lots of big ...

Mumbai with AC, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Mumbai with AC

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... we piled into the AC taxi which Alan and Tricia had hired for the day.  The funny little man certainly knew his way around Mumbai but he also undoubtedly had selective hearing.  He took us places that he wanted to go at times but we saw so much ...

Oh, if all second chances were so worth it..., Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Oh, if all second chances were so worth it...

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Mumbai is a whole different story. I love it. It is cosmopolitan, it is multicultural, it is artistic, it has a hopping night scene and it is on an island. What more can you ask from a city. It is more of a place to live in than a tourist kind of ...

Cave Carvings on Elephanta and Late Night @ Leos, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Cave Carvings on Elephanta and Late Night @ Leos

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... .  The boat back was very relaxing and as we returned to the city the sun was dropping fast.  A red haze accentuated the Mumbai skyline and without noticing another day had slipped away.  Pols and I hopped back in a taxi to meet Felix for a ...

India is hot, Mumbai, India travel blog

India is hot

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... had to put our movie careers on hold. We've been told things are cheaper and better out of Mumbai so hopefully we can get a bit of a break tomorrow. India is very very cheap though. We got a bed and breakfast at the Salvation Army dorms for about ...

Mumbai - Day 3, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Mumbai - Day 3

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... been fun and the start of a Bollywood career.   Elephanta Island was a one hour journey from the gateway of India by boat. The temples are absolutely exquisite and carved straight into the rock like Petra in Jordan. The biggest temple measures ...

Sunday Street Cricket In Mumbai, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Sunday Street Cricket In Mumbai

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... the city, the 22 hour train journey which we were taking later in the day did not distract us from the wonderful laid backness of Mumbai on a Sunday.  Pushed for time I had to ask the guys to stop working on the bike, three of them now were polishing ...

Depart Belfast, Mumbai, India travel blog

Depart Belfast

A travel blog entry by hughie

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... replaced by the new Helicopter edition designed to blow everything within 10 feet of it away - lesson learned! My first real taste of Mumbai was the following morning, I had several jobs to do so I got my plan together and got geared up to head out. ...

Business trip to India, Mumbai (Bombay) and Chennai, India travel blog

Business trip to India

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... the Elephanta Island and toured the Elephanta Caves. To get there, we took a one hour, 10-km boat ride from the Gateway of India in Mumbai. This was an adventure in itself as the boat seemed quite old and struck me as the kind of boat that might not do ...

Mumbai Day 2:  Tickets to Goa!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai Day 2: Tickets to Goa!

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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... and eating delicious free snacks that the attentive staff served us with a smile. I am beginning to feel a bit less overwhelmed by Mumbai, a little more confident, but there is not much to do here, pubs are very rare, and the sadness of the diseased ...

Getting out of Mumbai - harder than we thought, Mumbai, India travel blog

Getting out of Mumbai - harder than we thought

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... what's going on and starts yelling back at us. By this time, a small crowd of gawkers has formed. Gawkers in India appear instantly and in great numbers any time that anything remotely interesting occurs, and twice as fast if there are foreigners ...

Joining the Bomaby Jet-Set, Mumbai, India travel blog

Joining the Bomaby Jet-Set

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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We took the straightforward option and flew to Mumbai, saving ourselves 3-4 days overland (and our remaining wits) and we're now kicking ourselves for not having flown everywhere (4 carriers go to most places and they are all pretty cheap). Our ...

Bollywood adventures, Mumbai, India travel blog

Bollywood adventures

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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Mumbai, home of Bollywood, an industry that churns out an astonishing 700 + movies a year and the first British colony in India was pleasantly clean (well, cleaner than most places in India) and due to an excellent law banning tuk-tuks in the main ...

Telecom and IT Quebec Commercial Mission to India, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Telecom and IT Quebec Commercial Mission to India

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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