Travel Blogs from Mumbai, India

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Stuck in Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

Stuck in Mumbai

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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Well, we are still in Mumbai. We tried to get train tickets to Ahmendabad and found out that the next available train wasn't until tomorrow. So, we decided to take a long-distance private bus directly to Udaipur . It leaves today at noon. Thankfully, we ...

Last stop in India, Mumbai, India travel blog

Last stop in India

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 34 - Mumbai Our last day in India was always going to be an anti-climax and it did disappoint despite our best efforts. The highlight was supposed to be England's World Cup Cricket match with India but predictably, England was shit! We started ...

Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... those with nothing to invest" or maybe Orange are launching a 'Slum 2 Slum' tariff?! One last thing that distinguishes Mumbai from the rest of India is the rickshaw drivers. I initially thought our encounter this morning was a one-off but no! After 5 ...

Hashing In Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

Hashing In Mumbai

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... to the mountains that afternoon too       One thing about riding Indian trains in the late afternoon...all of India comes out to poo!  I'm  serious about this  in no time at all you are counting squatters in the ...

Welcome to Chaos!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Welcome to Chaos!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... is set up for doing mass quantities of laundry and only men can do it.        Just walking around Mumbai for me was cool, everything is different and you never know what you will see. One morning I was trying to find some ...

I made it to BOLLYWOOD!, Mumbai, India travel blog

I made it to BOLLYWOOD!

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Dave had to fly out of Mumbai 3 days before me so I ended up having to kill some time. I was a little perturbed since I had already spent alot of time in this pricey city. One thing that I had regretted since reflecting back on my ...

Last Stop: Mumbai, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Last Stop: Mumbai

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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There's nothing quite like throwing yourself off, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

There's nothing quite like throwing yourself off

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... two guesses where we'll be eating three times a day... ah well make the most it!! walking along slurping on our McDonald's coke in Mumbai??? Today we also had the opportunity to be in a bollywood movie!!! we would of had to go from six in the evening till ...

Long journeys, Mumbai, India travel blog

Long journeys

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... I've been on yet. 7 hours with your bag on top of you because there is no space for luggage. Had a walk around Mumbai which is a really cool place. You can definitely sense the British influence in some of the architecture. Ended up eating at this cafe ...

F inally escaped Arambol, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

F inally escaped Arambol

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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First News from Mumbai, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

First News from Mumbai

A travel blog entry by shrek3

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... 'd spent in Kuala Lumpur, but now that we've been here a few days we've all managed to slip in the groove of Mumbai life. We've got used to catching auto rickshaws, crossing the road - seriously a mission which requires courage and faith - and bargaining ...

Day 2 -  Mumbai Mayhem, Mumbai, India travel blog

Day 2 - Mumbai Mayhem

A travel blog entry by anamcara

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... to the Bandra terminus to catch my train. Considering that Mumbai had its worst flood ever according to the hotel owner and a 1000 casualties, Mumbai wasn't looking in too bad a shape and everyone seemed to just get on with life. In India, for R22 you can ...

Forested area near Mumbai and Vashind, Near Tansa Sanctuary, Mumbai, India travel blog

Forested area near Mumbai and Vashind

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... the general direction.   This is an ideal half or full day picnic spot for nature lovers from Mumbai. If you leave early enough in your own vehicle, you can beat the city traffic and be here in ...

Mumbai; The city that doesn't stop honking, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Mumbai; The city that doesn't stop honking

A travel blog entry by gemsblog10

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... potato dumplings that made me gip..but we got a feast icecream so I perked up then!! We arrived in Mumbai around 11pm, first sighting of India; relaxation..the airport workers all sat in unused wheelchairs sleeping..we had to wait 40 mins between my bag ...

Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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What a wild and crazy City. Talk about a huge culture shock here. Sab greated me at the airport in the most beautiful Sari. Touched by the light of Gold and Yellow. Her dear friend Neelem also welcomed me with a gift of a flowered necklace (wish my ...

Western Influences and Indian Uniqueness, Mumbai, India travel blog

Western Influences and Indian Uniqueness

A travel blog entry by wanderingwaltz

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... . Madonna seems to be a fixture on these pages. Well, despite the presence of these few Western food chains and Hollywood, Mumbai doesn't have the feeling that it has been over run by the West's commercialized view of the world; it resolutely ...

Fri. Sept 19th, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Fri. Sept 19th

A travel blog entry by lprince

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... evening riding in the back of the cab.  That was okay -- we had an early day the next day.   Dhobi Ghats In Mumbai, India, a caste of people toil away doing the city's laundry by hand. It is grueling work, often done in 100-degree heat by ...

Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai

A travel blog entry by kat.in.a.hat

... here "to another foreigner who didn't know the system either!!). Got our tickets for post conference. Then we had to negotiate central Mumbai traffic. Seems you just GO. There doesn't seem to be an order, but they use their horns, I've heard about 6,000 ...

Street scenes - February 2012, Mumbai, India travel blog

Street scenes - February 2012

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... fort Worli Fort seen from the Sea Link.  A koliwada [fishing village] surrounds it.  Kolis are the original inhabitants of Mumbai. A fruit cart on the street It was Eid E Milad that day.  Here are some kids in a truck on their ...

Animals!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Animals!

A travel blog entry by mysticzed

I am in love with the animals at Nallasopara.  I've almost got round to giving them all names!  We get off the rickshaw in the morning and go past Bull no. 1.  The Hindus touch him and then cross themselves afterwards.  He is ...

Mumbai/Bombay- A Tale of Two Cities., Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Mumbai/Bombay- A Tale of Two Cities.

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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During the 6 months I stayed in Mumbai/Bombay. I got to travel around a fair bit; experiencing day to day life and encountering several adventures along the way. If the truth be known, I found living in India pretty tough at times.  ...

Outta of the boat - Welcome to India, Mumbai to Murud-Janjira, India travel blog

Outta of the boat - Welcome to India

A travel blog entry by rgw...

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... I must have passed out somewhere still in Iranian airspace. Awoke and there was the Arabian sea and India! As we descended over the Western Ghats, Mumbai appeared - Mumbai looked like Hell on Earth - what was I thinking? Several open-fires spouted black ...

SGNP: First monsoon visit of 2010, Bombay, India travel blog

SGNP: First monsoon visit of 2010

A travel blog entry by indianature

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   As is to be expected, the forest has come alive with the onset of the monsoons.         Carpets of green in various hues - new bamboo, grasses, leaves, vines and a small sampling of ...

Holidays!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Holidays!

A travel blog entry by mysticzed

... plan was to go to Goa and Kerala and relax on a beach for 2 weeks and I would show her a bit of Mumbai.  But of course, this is INDIA - nothing is easy!  The first travel agency I went to quoted me 1,000 each for the privilege!  Oddly ...

Back to the start, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Back to the start

A travel blog entry by rbair

... different city. It is by far the cleanest and most modern city we have been to (compare this to what we said last time about Mumbai). It has tons to offer in terms of food and things to do. I wouldn't mind spending more time here, except that the prices ...

Tummy trouble, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Tummy trouble

A travel blog entry by hansieryder

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I had booked onto the Dharavi slum tour this morning meeting at Church gate at 9.15am, but when I got back last night after our Leopold's meal I felt awful. I ate too much, but it was worse than that: I was all bloated and uncomfortable, and madly ...

The Boo Hoo choo choo, Mumbai, India travel blog

The Boo Hoo choo choo

A travel blog entry by bigjim

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... staff like some police covert drug seige - tossed into the back of a cab and whisked down to the charming Mumbai International Airport. My trip in India had come to an end. Still it was well worth the experience of being begged at, seeing some beautifull ...

Arriving in Mumbai, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Arriving in Mumbai

A travel blog entry by hammitt

... would have even slapped me, broken the alarm and gone back to sleep.    Vijay, a man whose unbelievable excitement about Mumbai, life, traveling, food and beer is so intense that merely being with him makes you feel more awake, took us on a ...

To begin: Miss Flight, Lost Rucksacks....Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

To begin: Miss Flight, Lost Rucksacks....Mumbai

A travel blog entry by midniteramblers

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... to Mumbai. Long story short, we got to the hotel and decided to go for a gander. Went walking around Mumbai. Saw the Gateway to India (which is the main sight to see in Mumbai), and the magnificent Taj hotel, both are a only ...

Sunday Sept. 21st - last day, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Sunday Sept. 21st - last day

A travel blog entry by lprince

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... ! Our crappy cab ride was uneventful to the airport  were we waited in the not so plush executive lounge of the Mumbai international airport for our 2:30am boarding time. I was very excited to plunk myslef down and do nothing for the next 8 ...

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