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Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
... 8211; I soon realised “good” meant “bad”. This carried on for about 20-30 minutes before he gave a nod of approval and sprinted off again towards the road. Really quite weird. Anyway, the effects of 10 miles in 35 degrees and 90% humidity are not pretty; I managed to drink about 8 litres of water that evening!
Also went to the IPL last week. It’s now coming towards the business end of the season ...
... this so we will be able to show everyone where we have been and could decide what to go and see in Mumbai. There was a Starbucks just around the corner from the bookshop, we had something to eat and had a nice hot chocolate and latte. The travel book that Clíona had bought had a day program in it for Mumbai so we thought it would be nice to follow that. First stop was the Gateway of India, it was quite easy to find with some help of the ...
... but there are areas where people certain people were paid and things happen and this is one of those areas.
We were also shown the area where, if anything gets stolen in Mumbai, you can go to buy it back :D, the 'thieves den'.
From here we drove through Mumbai and over to the Dhobi Ghat.
The Dhobi Ghat is an open air laundry, the biggest and one of the last in Mumbai. Due to the introduction of technology a ...
... we have ex Marines protecting us. Nothing untoward has happened in this respect, thankfully, and this alert stays in place until after Dubai on 9th April!
Hope everyone is enjoying Easter and the holidays and the weather back in the UK is improving. All our love
Jill and Ivor
Mum and Dad
Grandma and Grandad X X X XX X
PS Hope you have a great birthday Alex. Love J and ...
... would be better connections to get to Colaba. He was getting off there too and promised to help us get to the on-going train that would as far down the peninsula we could get by train. It was difficult for him to know where to buy ticket and which track we would need to get too. Things had changed since the last time he had been there. It would have been a nightmare to do it on our own and we really appreciated his ...