The Verandah in the Forest
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... we'd only met her that evening, and had forgotten to exchange contacts! By chance she was also in Mumbai, as she recognized us! So Claudia joined us for breakfast, along w our trip to Elephanta Island. It took us just over an hour on a rickherty old ferry which left from the Gateway of India. It was nice to get away from the hussle and bussle of the city, and constant horn honking. That evening we strolled down the markets that took over the pavements ...
Arrived in Mumbai only about half hour late as made up time. BA flight not too bad but premium economy upgrade not as good as Air France. Nice food, came from business class kitchen. Reasonable leg room but still didn't seem v comfy. Had been such a long day. At Mumbai u have to collect luggage & then go out through customs & come in again & we had 2.5 hours till Jet flight to Goa. . ...
Over the last three days: 1. In spite of some initial difficulties (as in: K. carrying both our bags - 12 21k - to the platform on account of me being too weak to move; the train being very long and us not being able to find our car and then our bunks and nobody being able to help us with that etc. etc.) we boarded the train. 2. We had our first train ride in India and it would have been a great experience, far superior to the bus, even in 2nd class ...
... but we had spent all day with Abdul two days before so I was pretty sure it was okay. When we got in the car Abdul introduced us, it turns it that it was his brother in law, though he never explained why he was there. Our initial plan was the go to the Elephanta Caves in South Mumbai, which also takes an hour long boat ride to get to. Whilst researching I found many articles that advised not to go at the weekend as it gets really busy and the caves get ...
... New Mumbai. Large residential towers in varying stages of development dominated the landscape.
We had a glorious final meal with the Iyer family. Afterward, they drove us to our hotel by the sea in South Mumbai. There was a brutal traffic jam the entire way. We covered less than 20 kilometres in one hour and 45 minutes. We waved goodbye amid a flurry of modestly declined thank yous.
At last we cleared security and checked into our ...