The Shalimar Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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The drive back to the Lalit encapsulated much that we had learned about India: we passed elegant Victorian buildings dating from the British Raj; wonderfully appointed bathing beaches at the northern end of Marine Drive; towering sknyscrapers epitomising India’s thrusting econmy; huge flyovers beneath which sprawled Mumbai’s vast slums, close by our hotel; everywhere, tiny shops scraping some sort of living by ...
Journey to Mumbai..
I had never really traveled to Mumbai via train. The once I had bee there was from Pune, via the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. While that road is awesome, it skips the spectacle of Lonavala and the Khandala hills. So, this time when I traveled by the train, I got an experience of the magnificence of these hill stations and I somewhat understood why people of Mumbai make frequent visits there. After Lonavala the train passes through the ...
... how they wash everything. Nowadays, as most people have in home washing machines, the Ghats are now primarily used for hotel, hostel and restaurant laundry. It takes a lot of work to do this all by hand.
From here, we went through one of the richest neighbourhoods (although 5 star hotels have shanties right next to them). One multimillionaire has a $1billion house (I think), with 27 floors, complete with a helipad and in home gym. And this is for a family of 5. ...
... it all in. At 5:30 we needed to be at churchgate station to begin our food tour in Mumbai that we had prebooked with Reality tours. Food tour, or ring sting coming out like it went in tour... Not sure which one it was going to be! So we met our guide, Asim and first thing was to catch a local train a couple of stops, an experience in itself. It was peak hour as well, but since we were at the start of the line, it was still fairly empty. Although ...
... 15px;">Later that afternoon I decided to buy an Indian cricket shirt, when I went to the till I realised that I had no money in my wallet, in India not a problem! The guy said he'd get somebody to walk back to the hotel with us to deliver the shirt and pick up the money. So we were kindly joined by shree on our 4 mile hike back to the hotel! En-route we got chatting to him and he was keen for us to join him on for a night out after he finished work that ...