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... south; Varkala (for its cliff top beach charm), Kochi (for its village feel, shops and fishing nets), Hampi (for the spectacular ruins and scenery) and Palolem (for hippy beach heaven and pure relaxation). There are plenty more places I would like to travel to in India but from what I have seen, these are pretty special! Moustaches, graffiti and monkey business! During my time in India I seem to have been taking lots pictures of moustaches, graffiti and monkeys. Some of the moustaches ...
... the ATM in the Mumbai terminal. Mine was fine, but I had ATM problems later on the trip. We ended up changing some Canadian and US cash to rupees (Rs) at a rate of about 50 to 1. The exchange businesses at most airports are noted for poor rates but this one was great. We asked for some smaller bills and ended up getting 2 packs of 50's, which looked something like what we would use for a drug deal.
As mentioned, we phoned our hotel for a driver to pick ...
... at night is very similar throughout the stretch North of Bandra , the highway is mostly straight with very little gradients, flyovers called as bridge exist after every two/ three km with some under construction, a service road all along on the kerbside but mostly being used as parking lot by everyone and for squatting by few others. There was polythene littered on the roadside, I wondered why it has not been banned in Mumbai yet. At Adheri few other ...
... of hushed discussion between James and I we agreed.
The Daulatabad Fort was awesome (and in my opinion better than the caves which were the main attractions of the areas). The fort was built on and around a hill with several walls and the main citadel accessed via tunnels and steps through the dark within the hill. It was quite a climb and ridiculously hot but by the time we got to the top the view was well worth it. From here we were taken to ...
... awkward about the word? Guilt?
Probably, I felt like some Royal prat walking around the site of a
horrendous natural disaster feeling sorry for everyone and then
returning to my riches and spoils afterwards. I did take some
photos, although they don't really portray the place and not just
because I'm **** at photography. Mumbai requires a number of senses
to be working simultaneously to capture the atmosphere. A photograph
alone is ...