The Residence Hotel & Apartments
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... tourists, looking at old tin signs from the 50s and wishing we could take some home, and then to probably what was the highlight of the trip so far, a visit to Dharavi, infamously known as the 'slums' from Slumdog Millionaire and the book 'Shantaram'. Most people would probably conjure up images of down and outs living in canvass tents, not working, but the reality is the complete opposite.
There is ...
... the old British buildings. We passed the Flora Fountain and crossed into Hazarimal Somani Road and passed Azad Maiden, which is a huge park with many cricket matches going on, all at the same time, we wondered if anybody knew who's ball was who's! We followed the road until we came to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, once called Victoria terminus (station). This was a very impressive building and we couldn't resist but enter to witness the commotion. The booking hall is a sight to ...
... brains etc. hmmm... Pass! Whilst we were in the taxi, Asim told us the 4 'goods' required when driving in Mumbai: Good brakes, good luck, good horns and good bad words. This is constantly on display. At the next food stall, we tried some egg bread, some chicken roll and some egg and mutton spring roll kinda thing. I really should pay more attention to the actual names. Next stall was a meat ball roll and then to finish up at another stall with ...
... just next to the Getaway of india a few years before. I didn't realise it was THE hotel. Vikram's mum explained it to me later that day. On my journey back I was much more aware of female compartments on the train so no more mistakes to report there! All in all it was a very pleasant day for me and I had some nice photos to prove it.
Eventually I started to think about my next move. Mumbai is a great city but too much of it can do your head in. Besides I knew exactly what ...
... drought in Maharashtra, it wasn't actually flowing. Now in the Fort district of Mumbai, we then went in to visit St Thomas' Cathedral, the oldest British building in the city. The interior is whitewashed and airy, and full of colonial memorials, again, reminiscent of a number of churches in the UK. After a brief pause to drink fresh coconut we headed to Horniman Circle, a ring of buildings, one of which is the Town Hall, set around a botanical garden which was hosting an ...