The Royal Orchid
Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
So, as I mentioined early on, the trip to get to Bombay was long, long, long. 29 hours long. But we made it to Bombay at 5AM January 7th. My inner clock said it was about 3:30pm January 6th. I was travelling with another coffee roaster named Mark, his wife Michelle, and the organizer of the trip, Michael. When we arrived in Bombay, we were picked …
... 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 ...
... was playing some intense rock music and we sipped green beers! It was an incredibly surreal experience to say the least!
I've found that the city has several layers, all a patchwork of different colours, different people, different lives; yet when the layers are all peeled back, and the essence of it is revealed, a magnificent city sparkles and dances in all its varying shades, and the people all smile in the sun:)
phew, that was a long one- loads of love to you all xxxxxxxxx
The Wives had a great day visiting Rajri Emporium in Mumbai and a good shopping experience with Sarees and Loads of Goodies.
Exclusive E-Class service awaited the guests.
Meanwhile - 3 meetings were finished with some terrific food.
All the guests had a good day leaving offices at 6:00 and landing at the Hotel at 7:10.
Private Dinner was arranged by the Hotels.
ENTRY 3: Vineetha
... we drove off again with Sylvia immediately reconfirming our destination and the agreed upon price.
Without further ado we arrived at the international terminal around midnight, went through the usual sequence of security checks, changed our last batch of rupees at an unfavourable rate and made our way to the gate with three hours to spare. We plowed through a bag of soya sticks from Camy Wafers along with a couple of complimentary apples from the ...