Lords Central Hotel
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... something out of the 80's with the tiniest display in front and green/grey leather seats with patterned wall paper all in green and cream. Compare this to our air new zealand flight where it was all ultra modern, I was crying inside! We got to Kuwait and the airport was one huge long corridor with a smoking room in the middle of it! Didn't really see the point as it had no door so the smoke was coming out anyway. Not sure if women are allowed in these as not one ...
... grip.There are 23 million people in Mumbai. 8 million people ride public transit daily to the ever increasing Islands of wealth in a sea of poverty, They seem to all come together at the train stations.
... making an income. As we were sat in the office watching her huddled over an old Singer sewing machine, lots of the young children started to come and see us ( I think the word had spread that there were some white women in the slum...) and were obsessed with our cameras- posing for photos and taking videos. It was heartbreaking to think about what their lives were like and highlighted the importance of the work that the NGO was doing, we were all pretty affected by what we'd seen.
... the young, insouciant, lovers; - trying to see whether Bombay's people could be defined and placed under a single umbrella, but it's too a unique a city - home to a multifarious population, screaming heterogeneity, yet all bound together by an attraction to the city which can become whatever you choose it to be. It had been a phenomenal experience for me, and what really made it so were all the glorious people I met along the way.
Love to you all xxxxx
... Sakhi means female friend who inspire and support) where young girls learn reading, writing, speaking and some basic math. In a country where poverty and the caste system is widely spread, the only way to climb the social ladder is trough education. -"Education gives girls and women independence says Aarti, and that is the most important thing"
Today Aarti is teaching 28 slumgirls in her upstairs "class room" ...