The Verandah in the Forest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... I got quite a few stares on the train and one guy who was listening to our conversation made some comment how he was happy I liked samosas etc. I am glad we rode during non peak times as I couldn't imagine how packed it would be otherwise. I think in that situation I would have opted for the ladies only cars! From the station we grabbed an auto rickshaw to get lunch. Through the day I also decided to add a street food section to my day so I ended up doing three tours in one. This ...
... br> Standard school boy error going to the guesthouse I wanted, as I was intercepted by a hawker because "it's full and up lots of stairs". Before I could protest he was halfway round the corner with my bag so the shoebox / just about swing a cat size double room at the Delight Guesthouse (great showers, decent enough for 800Rs a night) in Colaba it was.
Second effort at getting completely mugged off was by an ear cleaner on my way to the ...
... at that!
We went to the Gateway of India yesterday and Bella was dressed in a tshirt and short jeans because of the heat. Mistake. There's lot of perverts in our little area of town. They openly stare. that's fine I guess. They also openly film her on their mobile phones. not cool. What are they going to get out of it? A film of Bella walking down the road holding hands with a guy who looks like he wants to punch you? Sounds sexy.
We went to the ...
... we make a living by what we get, and we make a life by what we give.
I soon felt like a pro at catching the trains, and unfortunately one day found that I had become one of those pushy people that I had been so appalled at just the week before - but I felt like I had limited options - if I wanted to succeed in getting on the train and leave it remaining relatively unscathed then I would also have to push and shove my way through. So much for my daydream in ...
After the looong sleeper train from Ahmadabad to Mumbai, I arrived to this Monster city at lunchtime. Little mistake, I hadn't booked any accommodation previous to arriving here (you know, the classic no internet rule during my attempt to find spirituality at Ranakpur those days before). Mumbai is a REALLY crowded city (what a surprise for the biggest city in India), you do need to book some place to stay in advance.
So I spent the whole day fighting ...