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I felt sad to leave Udaipur as it had been one of the nicest places on the trip so far, but it was time to move on to the next part of the adventure. Unfortunately, I was poorly for the 17 hour bus trip to Mumbai!!! Not pretty people, not pretty! And to make matters worse, we were put at the back of the bus above the wheels, which meant little sleep as we woke up after every bump. While on the trip to Mumbai we met a lovely couple from Cambridge, Bridget and Luke and we ...
... by 'Holy men' who don't want money, just donations.
The Taj Palace Hotel
From the Gateway of India it is a short walk to The Taj Palace Hotel.
I looks much better on the web than in real life. The external facade of the building is now warn and dirty.
Like most city buildings (not only in India) it has fallen to the wear and tear of pollution and age and its exterior has not been kept up to its 'glory ...
... That night we went for dinner at Leopold's of Shantaram fame and we saw the bullet holes of the 2008 Terrorist attack there. Then it was back to the tailor to try on the finished product, and Daniel Craig would have been proud. The next morning it was up early and we had a quick Starbucks breakfast. To enter the Starbucks you had to go through metal detectors and it was interesting to note how the menu had been tailored for the India taste, but by now that's what we wanted ...
... to a cash machine and I found a currency exchange kiosk. I changed £100 into ₹8500. There was a prepaid taxi counter in the airport lobby and we thought it would be best to order a taxi from here rather than venture out on our own into the unknown and try and get a taxi. We paid for a taxi and were ready to enter India.
We stepped out into a busy taxi rank. Old bangers painted black and yellow filled the car park. We were instantly harassed by a man asking ...
... The children have many medical problems from living in such toxic conditions, we met one child with a tumour. This is quite a common problem.
The highlight of our stay here was the official opening of the new Vijay Ashram Children’s Home. Some of the orphans who will be the first to move in are already living with our local partner Pastor Raju Ram and they were so excited about the school opening. We ...