Keys Hotel Nestor
Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
... we ordered far too much! Pakoras, spring rolls, two main dishes, rice, chapati and 2 garlic naans. The portions were huge and Lauren was laughing at me sweating!
It's 5.5 hours ahead here now, we'll be going to sleep soon and looking forward to a more relaxing day tomorrow at an amazing place!
... br> The food is still taking some getting use to & just about everything has chicken in it.
After lunch we head out to complete our tour of the fort area.
This took us past a lot of the old British buildings & eventually to the gate of India. This gate was constructed for king Gorge the fifths visit to India. Quite impressive.
The crowds were very large again.
There were the usual hasslers but once again we became the celebrities with the photo ...
... the most fun thing!" because that's not what the tour is meant to teach us, aka Westerners specifically. After reading Shantaram, and Behind the Beautiful Forevers, one begins to learn that to many, a slum looks as if it is a sad and miserable way of life to have to pursue.
Upon visiting, and from readings, you learn that in fact, the slums for many are a way to make it out of their current position and house strong, thriving communities of hard working people ...
... restaurant for our last Indian meal. We went full out, Lloyd getting his favourite Channah Masala and me getting a korma we left very full.
The next day we got up early, put on our rucksacks and went in search of a tuck tuck that would take us to the airport. Having got a tuck tuck we explained where we wanted to go, thinking that he had understood we relaxed into our seat unaware that we were in fact heading ...
But, ordering something extra from the menu in the middle of a meal at a restaurant, and having it delivered to your table in a takeaway bag, having to leave the shower running for 15MINUTES - of course - before the hot water arrives, finding the hidden room (open a window and jump though) to hang ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services