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... smiling faces and much needed cool drinks.After a shower we down some Kingfisher and sit at the hotel window and watch the street activities which is a show all of its own, we are tired from travel so order room service and have the best meal we have had the whole time we have been here, butter chicken and tikka chicken like I have never tasted before.
... India where Laura and I completed some serious shopping. ...I won't divulge how much we purchased, but we left Mumbai with much heavier luggage than when we had arrived.
Once we were completely shopped out, Laura and I took to the beach and enjoyed our last few hours soaking up the sun and people watching. Mumbai was magnificent, but I was ready to head back to Hyderabad for my last week.
That's all for now!
... a cell phone. But a good wireless connection is few and far between.
· Hospitality in Indian hotels differs greatly from the west. Barging into your room after one knock and speaking loudly in hallways during late and early hours are totally acceptable.
· Holidaying Indians like to keep their hotel ...
... the visarjan is on the beaches of Mumbai also known as chowpatty wehre sea of humanity gather to view the procession of immersion.
Let me take the liberty, if you are unable to visit the kumbh mela the closest and easiest is the Ganesha Visarjan on Chowpatty and better it happens every year.
So take out your camera and head to mumbai for the next year Ganesha Visarjan.
... with stores selling just about anything and added to these are the street vendors on the sidewalks with their kiosks or just piles of anything from clothing to glassware and fruits and flowers. One does need to bargain with these vendors - it's all part of the shopping experience and is done in a light-hearted manner. Everything is so colourful and adds to the lively spirit of the surroundings. There are some really inexpensive restaurants that offer the local ...