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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
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... or have a photo taken with does not come with conditions or obligations. This one did. But all he got was a share of my plate and a smile and possible a 'don't take the **** stare'. It is quite possible his need was genuine which in that case it was an impossible position for him: had he asked me in the street for help I would have said no. My lesson? The need for charity can be presented in all kinds of ways but just because its deserving it doesn't mean i have to say ...
... promenade with stampeding bison.
With the train still in motion, people were jumping for freedom from the cattle grid, whilst others, as if clambering into a warzone rescue helicopter, were dragging themselves onto the carriage.
The volume of people was so dense, the only way to break free was to claw through the bodies, and build up momentum by leveraging the other squashed bodies.
When it came to our stop, Carl and I needed to go through this rite ...
... to the India Guest-House situated just off the main tourist district of Colaba and near the waterfront. We had a shoebox of a room with a shared bathroom for Rs 500. It was outrageously expensive for enough space for two single beds and nothing else. Still the bathrooms were clean and the beds were decent, so we actually ended up feeling quite comfortable. It would have been a decent place from which to explore Mumbai, but Lauren and I had other plans.
... a dodgy nightclub, but friendly staff. (Get the impression that, despite being Westerners, we are decidedly in the budget-end of their usual customers!)
Early night, train from Mumbai to Aurangabad tomorrow - touring that part of Maharashtra to visit the ancient caves at Ellora and Ajanta.
... who does not know where he is going and packed for pretty much all occasions. T-shirts, shorts, beach wear for the warmer climates of Vietnam, jeans and jumpers for the cooler temperates of Hokkaido and thermals, ski gear for the sub zero freeze of Central Asia/Russia. Well I'm sitting in the transit lounge of Mumbai airport, munching on some KFC - can't wait to get to HK where I can dump all my bags, get cleaned up and have some yummy ...