Travel Blogs from Mumbai (Bombay)
... the hotel guests!
Just around the back of the hotel was the famous Colaba Causeway, and Leopold's cafe- built in 1871 and made famous by the book Shantaram and again by the 2008 attacks. The causeway itself is lined with market stall after market stall selling tourist tat (Or if you are Nikki, who absolutely loves it, 'Trinkets') so it was there that Tim left us so that we could so some serious souvenir shopping before heading to Pizza Express (yes ...
So Mumbai is amazing but I'm really happy to leave now. We've finally booked a ticket north to Bhopal which is in Madhya Pradesh (the next state along) and we decided that were going to do it state by state so that's our first stop then Rajastan where were hoping to do a work away and some volunteering. Getting a train ticket here is like trying to do a Jigsaw puzzle with pieces missing and bits from another Jigsaw and then in Hindi. So it took us three days to figure this out. ...
It is that time of the year again ...... Spring, glorious spring ......... the time when the Amherstia and the Brownea and the Saraca trees burst into vivid scarlet bloom.
Unfortunately the Rani Bagh currently resembles a construction site with most of the ...
... a mix of dusty exhibits from all over India. Opened in 1923 to commemorate King George V’s first visit to India (back in 1905, while he was still Prince of Wales), its flamboyant Indo-Saracenic style was designed by George Wittet – who also did the Gateway of India. The museum has undergone a ₹12 million upkeep renovation, which introduced a fascinating new miniature-painting gallery and a new gallery dedicated to Vishnu. Elsewhere, the ...
... the eminent sitar & surbahar player and daughter of
‘Baba’: Basant Kabra (sarod) from Jodhpur and the legendary bansuri player – Hariprasad Chaurasia."
The music was so powerful and it was nice to see that these men of older age were still so passionate about their music and sharing it with the world. I have found my new favorite genre of music and I cannot wait to share it with all those around me (and who ride in my car)
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility