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... people, all out to enjoy the near perfect Sunday afternoon. With the skill of a local, Paul manages to infiltrate a ticket booth scrum and buy tickets for the ferry to Elephanta Island, a popular tourist attraction an hour's boat ride away, across the bay. There is another long, snaking queue to shuffle along in, but surprisingly, despite the apparent chaos - the shouting, queue jumping and constant selfie-taking, we are soon on an old wooden ferry bound for Elephanta. There are ...
... and the disparity between accommodation circumstances for some in this industrial hub I really took an interest in and wanted to have a look for myself. To do so in a respectful manner as you are seeing people's homes and the areas in which they live, I read about an informative tour taking you through the different communities situated in Daravi.
Home to over 1million people with over 500,000 people per sq/km, this place turns over on average $650 million USD...per year!!!!! ...
... station to temple is about 70 INR.
- If you plan to go to Nageshwar Jyotirling, then your can rent a personal "chagda" which can accommodate 3 people easily costs 200 INR return trip.
- Dwarka Temple opens at 17:00 hrs.
- Roadside food starts 30 INR onwards for one dish.
- Transport back to station in sharing "chagda" will cost 10 INR per person.
- Train to Somnath from here starts at 20:35 hrs and its name ...
... there were other rooms available that had their own bathroom and they said we would need to come back at midday.
We left our bags at the hotel and went for a walk/sit in the dark along Marine Drive (pretty sure this is the cleanest place in India) and through to Colaba to fill in time. At 11 we went back to the hotel and were given a large room with adjoining bathroom. We spent the rest of the day watching movies and chilling out.
Next day ...
... again it was free to enter and told an interesting story of his life and his accomplishments. We then drove through some slums where there were families living on the roadside and goats tied to posts everywhere. The 'fancy' houses in the slums were stacked on top of each other like a game of Jenga. Our last sight on the trip was the Gateway to India - a Champs Élysées type structure on the seafront of Mumbai, which was built to commemorate the visit of King George ...