The Residence Hotel & Apartments
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... through a metal detector and a bag search and the airport has men in camouflage nonchalantly wandering inside with automatic rifles. Outside the High Court about every 25 m is a sidewalk bunker with a rifle barrel pointed out at the sidewalk, right at eye level. They are not messing around!
Our morning stroll took us along the Oceanside promenade to Chowpatty beach. The seaside was lined with young couples holding hands and this was ...
... out of the area!
Our next destination on the tour was the house that Gandhi stayed in when he was in Bombay. It was very interesting and gave us a good history of the man's life. It was here that he started his revolt against the British taxes as well as the oppression of India's basic rights. We left with a whole new respect of what he went through in his life, only to have it ended with an assassin's bullet, three actually!
With our one day in Mumbai, we took a day long tour with our guide from Mumbai Magic, Kaushal. After a short van ride from the pier, our first stop was the Gateway to Indi, a huge archway at the harbor near the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel (site of the 2009 bombing by the Pakistani terrorist - security remains pretty high in the area). Mumbai used to be 7 separate islands....now joined to house 20 million plus inhabitants.
We wandered around the area ...
... kinds and lots of hair and toiletry items.. Once again,didn't smell, rubbish heaped here and there, gathered up in many places but not sure if or when its collected. Our last call was the huge Gates Of India, very impressive, standing beside the ocean.,with thousands of visitors that come from all over India to visit.. milling about in the rain,this is from old British times 1911, when the King George visited .. We saw so much and so very pleased we ventured ...
... many other passengers. We found seats but had to jump off while it was still moving a little bit because they only stop for literally a few seconds! Today IMC closed for a 2 week summer holiday so Azaria and I are going away tomorrow to a seaside resort at Alibaug, Kihim beach for a week. It is 1 hour's boat ride from Mumbai. We will spend the following week exploring the touristy side of Mumbai before spending out last 2 weeks helping with the projects here at ...