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Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
... Apparently on average there are 360 people per sq km in India and it is a 940/1000 ratio female/male. India is home to 18% of the worlds population, crowded together on 2.5% of the world's landmass. I haven't picked up any of the language here which has proved a bit tricky seeing as 40% speak Hindi, 55% of people speak one of the 21 official languages and the other 4% of people speak one of 400 other languages. Most people believe in the Caste system in India, even though ...
... Only five percent of all claims are paid out. It cites the sad case of a woman who stepped down from a train whilst it was still moving and fell to her death beneath the tracks. No compensation was payable. Of course it doesn't help when they leave the doors open or when the door refuses to open with only a two minute stop. Ho hum. This afternoon we chill out. We watch a very scary episode of X Files complete with English sub-titles(?) Yes, it's the original US ...
... so has been nice to wander and see some art galleries and sit in the Oval Maidan Mark which is a pretty park where all the locals play cricket.
Today, as in Monday, we woke up late ish after sleeping for 12 hours after our travels (and Abbi wasn't around to 'accidentally' wake us up) and headed straight for the tourist office. With geog squad skipper Scheidau at the helm we found it easily, and have quickly noted that mine and Daisy's map ...
It came time to leave Mumbai.
We had an early flight 0530. There were only two flights in Udaipur from Mumbai each day, one in the morning and one in the evening.
As we were to stay at the Lake Palace we decided to go early so that we could spend more time there if we could.
... positively relaxed.. After an hour in a cab we reached our hotel which was air conditioned, quiet, clean and had a Televison! A hot shower and an egg barghi later (our first since Kipling and it made us rather homesick) we hit the streets and went to have a look at the India Gate. We have seen some pretty random things being sold in India so far but at India gate the big thing to buy apparently is a giant ballon. There are men walking around selling giant balloons, that ...
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