Al Karim Hotel

5th Tendel Street, Jail Road, Dongri, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, 400009, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)

First day in Mumbai

A travel blog entry by keelypark

... Small children also continually came up to us with their hands outstretched, which was heartbreaking. The vendors took little notice of Lucy and I trying to decline their services, but Victor only had to say something along the lines of 'we just want to stand here and enjoy the sun' and we were left alone. Lucy did cave to a henna tattoo from a gorgeous young girl who drove a hard bargain and got 200 rupee out of her, (we later got offered a tattoo ...

Slums and Cocktails

A travel blog entry by jessandnick

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... and crunchy bits. I eat half of one before a little boy, a street kid, comes up to me and asks me for the rest. I'm full already and happy to pass it along. He is so happy with his winnings that he and his friend run giddy behind a parked car and start sharing it out between them.

After preparing myself for street kids and very bad poverty, the city is certainly not as bad as I thought. We are rarely hassled and beggars will go away once told 'no'. ...

The Gatway and Scams Galore

A travel blog entry by emmajames

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... all the staff jumped to their feet and put on the lights an AC. It was filled with textiles, wood, brass, trinkets, wall hangings and was an array of colours with mirrors and jewels breaking up the mass of colour with the odd flash of glittering light. This was a paradise for me. The shop assistance followed us around and showed us plenty of items but resisted being too pushy.

what did I buy?
Chinese?






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Merry Christmas Everyone.....

A travel blog entry by josherring

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... and Diana was delighted to find out that Raju's sister in law does excellent henna body decorations. A complete contrast to a Christmas in England but it has been a truly magical day so far. Thank you Raju and Shilpa and all the children at Way True Life for including us in this very special day.

Before heading back to Mumbai we spent three days in Varkala in Kerala. We had visited Varkala once before about ...

Kadama 50: Walking through Dharavi

A travel blog entry by audreyrattay

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... blocks, we ended up at the landfill area where garbage was tossed and occasionally cleaned up by the government. This same area was where the public restroom was located. Next door I saw a father giving his son a bucket bath outside. The grip of his hands on his son got tighter after the young boy noticed our presence and began to misbehave.

Women who live in Dharavi are paid the same wage for making Popadoms which are sold by street vendors all ...

Location

This hotel, located in the South Mumbai area of Mumbai (Bombay), is near Marine Drive, Diveagar Beach, Bhandardara, and Bhau Daji Lad Museum.
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