Travel Blogs from Mumbai, India

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

SGNP: First monsoon visit of 2010

A travel blog entry by indianature


   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 ...

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


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 ...

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


... 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


... ! 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 ...

Travel into Work, SakiNaka, India travel blog

Travel into Work

A travel blog entry by mdishley


Everyday ...

Encounters, Mumbai, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by mdishley


 Everyday ...

Time to go home....., Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Time to go home.....

A travel blog entry by paulfeeney


... miss this place.  From when we started in the soaking humidity of Kolkata as total novices, we had now become pro's in Mumbai.  Nepal was so relaxed after the initial shock from landing in Kolkata. It was such a crazy place to start the trip, ...

Mumbai, India, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai, India

A travel blog entry by travelezeuk


... world's booming population and the challenges that it brings and yet the very crush and rush of it can be intoxicating. Mumbai is the largest city in India in terms of its population. Almost eighteen and a half million people live in the metropolis and an ...

Gateway of India, Mumbai, India travel blog

Gateway of India

A travel blog entry by binixamistry


... . The food id fab and I have eaten cereal for breakfast - they have Kellogg's Corn Flakes!! However its curry thereafter. Went to Mumbai by Train with the locals - second class and i was sandwiched between two rather large ladies ( I was on the ladies ...

Goodbye Rain, Mumbai, India travel blog

Goodbye Rain

A travel blog entry by rhodri27

... each. The hostel was 750rs a night for a bed in a 8 person dorm. Once we had dumped our bags we decided to head to Mumbai Central Station via the local train which was 10rs each way. There wasn’t a lot by the station but we did find what seemed ...

New friends, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

New friends

A travel blog entry by moonrise


Today I want to write about the amazing people who have befriended us here in Mumbai. It all started with Ankit (Ashu), who I actually met through Travelpod. He has been great, advising and helping us to find our way in this new country and ...

Bombay, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog


A travel blog entry by iaintara


... a row of slum shanties is an image that has stuck. And there were plenty such images. Bombay (I like it better than Mumbai) is a crumbling metropolis groaning under the weight of a massive population. Apparently it's something like 16 million - more ...

Arrived safely!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Arrived safely!

A travel blog entry by bluecircle


... eight hour flight (plus an hour on the ground, thank you, mysterious people who didn't show up to board!) at around midday Mumbai time. It's a hot hot place! Haven't really acclimatised yet but it's safe to say the microfleeces will be staying in the ...

Wir sind in Indien!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Wir sind in Indien!

A travel blog entry by jiabaili


Als riesiges Lichtermeer verabschiedete sich London, wir flogen weiter nach Mumbay. Ein paar Filme, ein paar Mahlzeiten und schon standen wir in einer ewig langen Schlange bei der Immigrationskontrolle. Wheelchair-Assistants schnappten sich jeden ...

First day in Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

First day in Mumbai

A travel blog entry by izzy.and.nat


After our train journey we landed in Mumbai. It is a lot more humid and hot than north India and we felt it straight away. We had been told by the people we met on the train that we should stay in Colaba and visit Churchgate's tourist information place ...

Bombay Duck (or was it curry in a hurry?), Mumbai, India travel blog

Bombay Duck (or was it curry in a hurry?)

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie


... we may as well try their hotel as we had nothing booked. (Our first couple of choices had been booked out). Driving through Mumbai, even at this early time of day, it was evident that we were in a much richer city. The fashion conscious live here, ...

Back to work with Inter-mission Cares, Mumbai, India travel blog

Back to work with Inter-mission Cares

A travel blog entry by fionamary


... toes up a few times for fear if having them run over! There are 4 joy clubs each day, run by 2 IMC staff in the Mumbai area of Mahim. The 2 morning ones smelt absolutely foul, of garbage and stagnant sewage water, they were very close to the sea. When ...

Elephants spelled wrong, Mumbai, India travel blog

Elephants spelled wrong

A travel blog entry by senorita_namita


... caves and all the other whites, we headed down to the boat and fell asleep on the way back. Bottom Line: Train is the only way to travel in Mumbai. yes, you may be trampled in a bad way but that is the way real people live and it MUST be ...

Arriving at Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog

Arriving at Mumbai

A travel blog entry by bonniebelle


We spent the day at sea. It has been cooler so we could be in the sun a little longer. The ship was deliberately slow, not arriving in Bombay until about 5 PM. It was a lovely day and cruise. We had a Q & A session with Mukul in the lounge. He is ...

Blue pills and perverts, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

Blue pills and perverts

A travel blog entry by 2eejits-explore


Today we landed in Mumbai.  The relief I had expected to be overwhelmed with following the epic 28 hour journey from Edinburgh was significantly numbed.  I imagine it had something to do with the blue pills we popped just minutes into setting ...

First Images, Mumbai, India travel blog

First Images

A travel blog entry by gdtravels


Pictures from ...

Munnar, Mumbai, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by jackandhenrik

Dad left early in the morning laden down with an extra suitcase filled with the evidence of our tailoring sprees and sari splurges. Our bus to Munnar was absolutely wonderful. The Indian state buses have no windows (except a windscreen..) and instead ...

Mumbai en skate!, Mumbai, India travel blog

Mumbai en skate!

A travel blog entry by marco-2010


... « le mur de Mumbai » et ses 800m de peintures avec juste derrière les voies de chemin de fer le plus grand bidonville de Mumbai…Pour finir première bière et direction le bus de nuit pour découvrir un peu plus l’Inde !    ...

To Mumbai and beyond, Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

To Mumbai and beyond

A travel blog entry by la-vie-de-suz

... .       Flight from Goa to Mumbai Spice Jet Airlines Depart Goa 2:30     Arrive Mumbai 3:30 Hotel: Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel Apollo Bunder Mumbai,  400 001 Tel:  ...

Elephanta Island, Mumbai, India travel blog

Elephanta Island

A travel blog entry by apeshape


... more entertaining to me. Tomorrow we leave for Ahmedabad and i get my first experience of an Indian train journey, 9 hrs north into the state of Gujarat. Mumbai has been a very surreal and hectic few days and i can't say i'm too unhappy to be ...

Mumbai, Mumbai, India travel blog


A travel blog entry by frankoc

I arrived into Mumbai (Bombay) safe and sound and fairly well rested at 11am. I resisted the urge to get stuck into the beer and wine and I am happy I did. On leaving the airport it was a tad hot but I had a taxi ready to take me to the rail station for ...

only two weeks left..., Mumbai (Bombay), India travel blog

only two weeks left...

A travel blog entry by fannu

... with the first impressions! So what has happened? After varkala, I continued to the sivananda yoga ashram in the south of india close to Trivandrum. Ther I managed to get a place for ten days to serious get into the yoga practise. It was situated ...

Fireworks all round, Mumbai, India travel blog

Fireworks all round

A travel blog entry by julia.e


... the festival of Ganesh. He is the jolly, pot-bellied, elephant-headed god of good fortune, and is especially popular in Mumbai. So, as the charity was closed for a few days, myself and some other volunteers headed up there to see the celebrations. ...

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