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... at about 3pm, and I spend the next six hours before departure getting work done. I am so sorry that I didn't extend my stay in Mumbai for another day. I still need to get to the Bollywood studios and see a movie here!
I am posting this entry from the Mumbai International Airport, waiting to board my flight to Frankfurt. Thanks for following along with this exciting journey. I hope maybe next time you will join us!
... with Jeff and Joyce to where we thought we had to meet … but no-one there. I walked down to another area of the airport and could see a bunch of people outside holding up cards with names so back I went and got the others.
The heat hit us straight away - it was more than 30 deg C in Mumbai today.
Jeff spotted our guide right away and off we went together past a huge blue coach with lots of people and ...
... we hadn't been given a description of him, I reassured Lee that we really were the proverbial sore thumbs here and Adnan would find us without too much trouble. Adnan is 19, a computer engineering student, was brought up and still lives in Dharavi.
Adnan bought train tickets and off we went to board the 'locals train'. You may have seen these trains with people riding on the top of them but this is now illegal as too many people were getting electrocuted or ...
... in the middle of the night into desolated, Calcutta and working her way through the busy and bustling North, to the relaxed, calm and serene South it has been an amazing experience. It is definitely a place where the shock of a difference in culture and lifestyle is something that she will never forget and definitely makes her appreciate what she has at home. She has loved it all (well, apart from New Delhi).
... people turn up here every single evening to witness this event - the place is literally packed). (Gill) Hampi - laid back, relaxing place and full of archaeological wonders. (Ian) Most disappointing place: Varanassi - filthy, noisy and it has completely lost all of its spirituality. (Gill) Varanassi - pretty much same as above, it was a real effort getting there and almost wish we hadn't bothered. (Ian) Favourite monument: Mysore Palace - opulent, gaudy, amazing. (Gill) Temple ...