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TravelPod Member ReviewsAstoria Hotel Mumbai (Bombay)
What started out as a quick fill in night turned into 5 days stay at this hotel. nothing flash, but comfortable & great service. Breakfasts nothing to rave about but it is food to get you started for the day. we enjoyed our stay at this Hotel & great location to wander around the old parts of Mumbai.
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... fishing boats come in and there were women peeling prawns for drying everywhere - hundreds off them sitting surrounded by huge piles of prawns for cleaning and peeling. The prawns are then soaked in salt and dried for sale at the markets - looked a thankless job and not one I would be putting my hand up for in a hurry, but all the women and young girls were doing this job while the men were on the boats taking their haul of fish off ...
... found the proper check out and thought 'Brilliant, 2 people on the checkout', one scanning, one packing, we were going to whizz thro. Wrong ! They could not have gone any slower if they tried or were sleeping and they would be out on their ***** in Tesco. The reason the shop was so busy is because checking people out is horrific. Lee was always the one who queued when we were married because I get so aeriated ...
... we were walking on and this was the early crowd. At this time, many were still worshipping at the temple and going for dinner. As time progressed, so did the intensity. In case this was not crazy enough it seems the done thing to send young children to light the fireworks. We are not sure if this is to encourage fearlessness or stupidity.
After 9:30pm the party was in full flow with the sky an array of magnificent colours everywhere ...
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