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... filled with trendy Indians and is very similar to another café called Leopold's (which is featured heavily in the book Shantaram and has been a meeting point for Mumbai travellers for years).
After lunch we went in search of a grocery store to buy some drinks/snacks (now that we have a fridge). We found one which the Lonely Planet stated was the best stocked grocery store in Mumbai. What we found was a small, musty shop with empty ...
... t believe our luck, we got the last two tourist quota tickets for 2400! In your face tourist agent with your stupid mark up!!!!! (Busy trains have a tourist quota but you need to go in person to buy).
We love India and we thoroughly enjoyed Mumbai. We left the next day for the Goa region. It's a beach haven and a little bit of paradise in India.
The most action packed night of travel is yet to come. Why, oh why, does this keep happening to us?
Until next ...
... dip. So, we pootled down the road in search of somewhere to have breakfast, and instead, Mr H found a game of cricket.
We happened upon a game between the Mumbai police force and the British Combined Forces, the latter of whom were undertaking a tour of India. We were welcomed into the Clubhouse and bought a couple of drinks, before settling down to watch the game.
Mr H got chatting with the team's treasurer/secretary, army sergeant (retired), from ...
... of the place for each room. Food was excellent, and was sure value for money. The breakfast spread was awesome with a wide array to choose from. I loved the names given to each of the property. We will surely go back to Club Mahindra. Although a little over-priced, it is worth it.
Nothing much for sight seeing...besides the Abbey Falls. My opinion you should just visit Abbey, and njoi at the resort properties.
An experience so ...
... our way to the local train station. Local trains in Mumbai are notoriously busy, they stop for all of 15 seconds to allow passengers off and on, and during peak times, services with a capacity of 1800 reportedly carry up to 7000 passengers. So we were prepared for an experience reminiscent of Waterloo on a Friday evening when someone has jumped in front of a train at Wimbledon. However, we didn't have to fight to get on the train, squash next to anyone with bad breath, or stand ...