Trident, Bandra Kurla, Mumbai
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Arrive at noon time, being pick up by airport transfer.. WOW, Mumbai is hot, so different with New Delhi.. check-in at Trident, one of the best hotel at Mumbai. take a short nap, then depart to Gateway of India..
During the way to Gateway of India.. saw some great apartments but at the side was a baddddd places for stay.. feel pity for …
By 1pm we're back on dry land and Vijay piles us all back into his car to give us a city tour. The streets are easy to whizz along as they have only just been reopened after the marathon, which combined with it being a Sunday, means we can take in all the sights of old Bombay alongside the wonders of modern Mumbai. We start with the likes of the …
Oh cruellest of ironies. The breakfast buffet at The Trident is the most sumptuous we've seen. Acres and acres of ludicrously tasty food is laid out for consumption. It may not be served with the grandeur of the Lake Palace setting but it has all the trimmings and more besides. I watch forlornly as Coman, having missed out on dinner, tucks in with …
Dr Mahesh Sompura arrives to our room within 30 minutes. He prods, he pokes, he takes my temperature, my blood pressure and my pulse, checks my breathing, my throat and my eyes puts a stethoscope to my heart and lungs, asks all sorts of questions and then, when I detail the food I've managed to eat in the last 24 hours (a pancake, chips and a big …
... with the goats in the unfoical rubbish tip! It is split into Muslim and Hindu areas, after the riots in the 90's but they are now living peacefully and although live seperately they all work together.
On the way to the slums we also stopped by the worlds largest open air laundry - Dobi Ghat where all of the cities laundry goes and they have colour systems and wash everything by hand - pretty impressive! We also witnessed a fight, drug taking ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center