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... with chemicals to get it back to liquid. Once again, the workers use no gloves and rub these chemicals in by hand. The dents are hammered, smoothed and polished out. Then it gets recoated in red oxide and sent off to the paint factories for them to fill.. Each paint can has 8 cycles before it gets sent to the smelting unit, put into aluminium bars and sold on.
Tiny scraps of fabric are used as tinder for the kilns in the pottery section. Cow and elephant **** is ...
... day. Crazy! It was beautiful and built during the British occupation in 1887. The sun was coming up over the building which was really pretty. We ended up going back later in the day to get more pics.
From there we headed over to the Gateway of India. It was built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and was also the departure point for the British soldiers when they left India in 1947. This was the first time I felt completely on my own. ...
... attractions and diversity of landscape it is surely second to none.
At times India has just been hard, hard work. It all takes its toll. Constant noise, heat and people trying to sell you things takes a lot of energy out of you. It's very difficult to be open to the people who genuinely just want to chat when 9/10 people who start talking to you are rickshaw drivers or stall owners hassling you for business! I don't mind constantly being ...
... built by the British. Oh, so it's our fault it's late then? Exactly madam, exactly. More mirth from our Indian friends around us. The rest of our journey is slow, slow, slow. We have lost another hour by the time we reach the next station. We just hope that our hotel will not have locked up and gone to bed by the time we reach Mumbai!
Finally we arrive in Mumbai at 7.30pm, hot and weary. It's very sticky here. We find the pre-paid taxi booth and it's a ...
... which included about 6 of them playing what seemed like a giant game of musical chairs so the 4 westerners could all sit around the same compartment.
Despite my rant about the taxi driver in the previous post and my disgust at the Tuk Tuk driver once you get past these and meet the real people they are wonderful with hearts of gold. You will get the odd one pestering you but it isn’t that annoying and they will quickly move on, not as bad as when ...
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