TripAdvisor Reviews Vivekanand Hotel Mumbai (Bombay)
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... seen are very unique creations and I wanted to share a few with you. The graffiti has been amazing to see. With a Banksy style artist in Kochi even using his art to make a statement about a forthcoming art festival. Last but not least the monkeys! They are always up to monkey business and my favourite shot is a monkey eating an ice-cream on a bridge in Rishikesh, it looked so human! Cuisine, Indian vehicles and religion The food in India is amazing. I thought I would find it ...
... but it turns out our driver was already waiting for us as soon as we stepped outside (they aren't allowed in the terminal) and off we went to Hotel Accord. 15-20 minutes later we were at the hotel and checked in. There was some paint peeling off the walls but the a/c worked and the beds were comfortable enough. The party next door quietened down by midnight, about the time I woke up (we had crashed at 6pm) Nice people at the hotel. The fellow behind the ...
... us, a polished lady in the driver’s seat in a car cheered me up and unwittingly my pace increased after I felt like an elite runner, after few hundred meters the speed came down to my original 5:45 pace. As I reached the Airport i.e Andheri in Andhera how apt, I had paired up with Sanjay from IIT Powai, a veteran of 17-18 HM and now preparing for a FM. Our speeds were almost matching and I had the comfort of having a local to show me directions. We ...
... Caves. These were small and disappointing and we only stayed about 15 mins.
Our next stop was the Poor Man’s Taj. A building in Aurangabad which bears resemblance to the Taj Mahal. The building itself was ok, but the most memorable thing was a group of school children who rushed up to us and crowded all around. Each one wanted to shake our hand and say "Hello, how are you? What is your name?" It was like being a celebrity.
... You must stimulate your sense of smell,
hearing and even touch to really understand.
We're planning to jump on a train to Jaipur in the
next day or two, hopefully there will be less poor people there so I
can hopefully enjoy my grossly over priced and unnecessary goods
without the guilt. Oh, the food. The food here is great, we've
eaten at a few local restaurants and so far my stools have remained
solid :) I will keep you updated on ...