The Verandah in the Forest
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... Queen Mary. Next to The Gateway of India is the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel - India's finest hotel and also the scene of the terrorist attacks a few years ago. We paid about £10 each for the tour - definitely worth doing as we discovered through Mumbai the Indian way, not the typical tourist way. I know this is a long first blog but we feel like we've done so much in one day, I'm sure they won't all be like this. To some up Mumbai.... it is as everyone describes, ...
... leaving the red stain remnants of their pan chewing displayed nicely on the ground; then come the myriad of barks, hoots and cries from various animals - and somehow these all blend together to form the sound of Mumbai - honking, spitting, barking! I was on a train journey back to the North over the weekend - I had my legs curled up on the seat as I kept spotting a cockroach scuttling on the floor. The lady sat next to me said that she would have squashed it with her chappal if it ...
... the indian people. In one instance they are hawking up phlemg and relieving themselves on street corners and yet I feel I have never once come into contact with anyone that has not fastidiously washed themselves before and after every concievable encounter. I spent my first week in a tropical jungle type environment with beaches bordered by huge coconut trees and a moist sticky heat that made me feel like I ...
India is a very big country. In fact it covers 1,269,219 square miles and has the 2nd largest population in the world! A lot of this land is made up of mountains, the Himalayas, forest areas, and some desert land, there are also many hills.
Most people in the country are engaged in agricultural work, but most of the economic growth is based ...
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