Trident, Bandra Kurla, Mumbai
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Disembarkation through the port in Mumbai was surprisingly easy and after a whistle stop mini tour of Mumbai by taxi we arrived at Mumbai's new airport. It was not at all as we expected of India (having been through Goa's airport a few times) and we were not surprised to find out it had only been open a couple of months. A lot of the shops ...
... were four separate kitchens which you could see them making the food. I had my first glass of Indian wine; white Sula and it was delicious, quite sweet. Vern ordered the food and Ollie had beef, a rarity in India:) I like mushroom wantons and dim sum it turns out !! It really was a wonderful evening, slight moment when Mark nearly choked but he was fine in the end. The doggy bag they gave us for left overs looked more like a gift bag!!
We felt well and ...
... lightweight pants and shirts. Spent a whole $40.00 on what would have cost in Brisbane well over $300.00. Before 9.00 I have been offered hash twice. By the end of the day I have lost count. The peddlers are no where near as persistent as they used to be. Generally you say no and they move on. Walking around Thamel brings back memories, roads the were dirt are now paved or tar sealed to cope with the cars and bikes that seem to go where they please, there are rules but ...
... who were on the bus
they told us a fair price to pay was no more than 500rs for a taxi to our
The second our bags were off the bus a local taxi driver
grabbed them and put them in his taxi, negotiation wasn’t him speciality as he
wanted us to pay 2000rs and wouldn’t budge on price thinking we were a pair of
simpletons. I told him to take his taxi turn it sideways and stick in where the
suns don’t ...
... to the beach. It is the first beach we've been to so were quite excited. However it was really windy and sand was being blown about everywhere. The sun was really strong so we sat in the shade and shelter at the edge of the beach reading for most of the afternoon. A relaxed day overall. After dinner we headed back to our compartment and battled to hear the tv over all the other tvs in the place! Luckily we were almost the last ones up so didn't get kept awake for ...