Ramada Navi Mumbai
Travel Blogs from Navi Mumbai
... out to Elephanta island. I was expecting a 20 minute trip but it took over an hour. Once on the island we visited a world heritage site which was a labyrinth of caves and temples carved into the rock of the island. It was ok but I'd have been more impressed if it was a little bit more natural looking. There were lots of monkeys around as there seem to be at most temples which were cute and probably more interesting to look at than the caves. The boat back took an ...
... br> Taj Palace hotel- fancy hotel with Taj Mahal style dome.
We then headed to Leopold's Cafe (infamous for a terrorist attack in 2008) for a pitcher of beer and had our first street food in India at Bademiya- we both enjoyed chicken tikka kebabs but strangely it wasn't cheaper than the restaurants we typically ate in. We then headed back to the hotel for the football, luckily city won 4-0 and were one step closer to winning the league. Hoping that being in Thailand ...
... sup>th floor of the Four Seasons - amazing views and cocktails. Also got introduced to some Indian street food including Pani Puri, which is basically a round hollow fried crisp which is then filled with masala flavoured water and you put the whole thing in your mouth and bite, bit like doing a curry shot. The pace was rapid and I was flagging by number 5.
Planned trips to Goa and Kerala now, and also some day trips out, as well as a work trip to Pune next week, ...
... br> So, I left Marine Drive and took a train to Bombay Central. I reached Mumbai Central Station at about 1:30am. My train from Mumbai Central to Surat was at 7:30 in the morning so I had a few hours to spend. I went on to the waiting room. But the thing with waiting rooms is that the person in-charge of the waiting rooms don't allow people to enter the room unless their train is in the next two hours. But then, the thing with our country is if you are a swift ...
... was exhilarating. James was in front of me and he did a pretty good job at pushing through the crowd while I hid behind his backpack. The train only stopped for 20 seconds. We all got off in time but my heart was racing by the end of it.
Our tour guide was born and raised in the slum and was able to offer an interesting perspective on everything we saw there. We were able to see many different industries aluminium and plastic recycling, ...
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