Hotel Bawa International
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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... and Gandhi's House.
I am somewhat revived by the walk out on long jetty to the tomb of Haji Ali - a Sufi saint. There are throngs going to and from the tomb, and as usual everybody looks at us and wants to have photos made with these strange Americans. I still have the bindi on my forehead from checking in at the Taj, and those of us who plan to go inside the tomb have purchased a typical Islamic head covering. Tesh is ...
... and a ginger coloured cat too. That’s the first time I’d seen dogs behind the fence / gate of a house during our Indian adventure.
A little further on there were lots of old wooden boats – all out of the water on land – how they get to back to the water would be a sight to watch that’s for sure.
We passed what I would describe as “shanty” towns - rustic dwellings made ...
... schools. Then there is a Subsidised school, where parents top up to have a few extras and then your totally free school. Each child is provided with a uniform, books, a meal and basic education of maths, language, science, art and PE. Dharavi now has a 95% attendance rate compared to 5% 15 years ago ! Education is the only way out of poverty here.
To call this place a slum is like calling me The Queen of England just because I am British - a load of bollocks. Its ...
... font-size: 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">Buses used - 24
Trains used - 24 (+1)
Metros/subways used - 28
... on the reefs at Wandoor - and not a crocodile in sight! (Gill and Ian) Most useful item packed: Mosquito net and Kaolin & Morphine medicine. (Gill) Lockable cash tin - most hotels didn't have safety deposit boxes. (Ian) Most ridiculous item packed: Travel iron, never used. Laundry including ironing was never more than 20p per large item and often considerably less. I can't think what possessed us to pack it in the first place! (Gill and Ian) A few words on Indian ...