Hotel Harbour View
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... That or they flat out take it from you. But they were kind of cute. After battling another train journey back to the hostel (laughing at the boys squished in the other compartment while we had plenty of space in the women's compartment) we ordered some take out....Indian take out! So what are our impressions of Mumbai? It is a chaotic city with areas that can make you choke on the smell, but in it lies beautiful architecture and the friendliness from the locals made us feel ...
... and chatting with locals (and yes, cricket did get the odd mention once the Aussies were discovered to be in town !!), browsing the plethora of street stalls and then visiting McDonald's (Indian style). This giving us the opportunity to rest our weary bones. The restaurant was very well patronised by the local population indeed. The menu board was heavily Indian oriented as you would expect and gave the "non-vege" ...
... through a metal detector and a bag search and the airport has men in camouflage nonchalantly wandering inside with automatic rifles. Outside the High Court about every 25 m is a sidewalk bunker with a rifle barrel pointed out at the sidewalk, right at eye level. They are not messing around!
Our morning stroll took us along the Oceanside promenade to Chowpatty beach. The seaside was lined with young couples holding hands and this was ...
... through. So we slowly got out of this jam, and ended up at a Jain Temple.
En route from the temple, we noticed numerous shoes, sandals, flip-flops, running shoes, etc. all over the road. Our guide inquired about this with another driver and was told there was a huge stampede among mourners at the funeral of a very revered Muslim leader, and apparently 18 people were killed and 40 injured in the crush. Our driver quickly turned around and ...
... drive on the left side of the road. Driving lanes were generally unmarked in Mumbai, perhaps because of construction. There were generally as many lanes as you could squeeze vehicles into, and there was always room for another, it seemed. Provided vehicles were not too close, which was rare, scooters and motorcycles were constantly squeezing between. As the width of the available road changed, everyone adjusted. Appa's rule was that if his ...