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Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
... about 20 minutes. Job done! We would get off the train in North Goa at a station called Pernem, get a bus or taxi 10km to the coast to Arumbol then after a few days bus or train down to Palolem in the South then back to Madgaon in the middle for our train to Kerala.
After the chores were sorted we set off on a tour of Mumbai. Our first afternoon was spent in the area around the station. We found a McDonalds which caused a bit of excitement! We ...
... afterwards if the fish was exported, to our joy, he replied “Only within India”.
Smelling badly of fish trapped on our shoes, back to the car and off to the Crafot Markets, which sells fruit, spices and other goods. I ended up buying five different Indian spices, which I cannot wait to cook with at home, so bring a bottle or two of red wine and come on over!
Well it was now lunch time and the “Sans ...
... non veg marked with red circle.
-A lot of the cosmetics were marked as having no animal ingredients and no animal testings on the packaging so that made shopping easier for me!
-The hotel we stayed at was vegetarian
-The taxi cars were almost all vintage and cool looking
-I saw 2 gorgeous ladies in traditional dress with intricate Indian tribal permanent tattoos all over their arms and hands and they looked at ...
... to our last £10 each and that just covered our accommodation – just. But never fear, we had ourselves a little money making plan. We were going to become Bollywood stars!!! We had read that backpackers like us were frequently asked to act as extras in Bollywood films, as our white skin made the film look more expensive – seriously! We had heard the scouts walk around an area called Colaba – exactly where we had strategically placed our ...
... this area and get rid of the tut tut
- Rickshaw drivers taking you on day tours will always want you to stop at shops on the way to get you to buy things – again making commission
- Taking a tour guide on Taj Mahal (they are beside the place with lockers) its well worth it but they try to charge 700R but we paid 150R but since he took such cool tips we gave him 300R
- When getting a hotel room - look at the rooms first then ask the price then take ...