Travel Blogs from Matheran
... theres a problem that can't be solved and another 50% of the time it works out just fine. We've found the trick is to ignore (as much as you can) the losses that really **** you off and celebrate the wins when you can. Kingfisher beer helps with the celebration - at at £1 for a 675ml bottle the celebration, kids, the win tastes like true victory.
Anyways, when I left you last we'd just settled down in Anjuna and were finding our feet. Anjuna's a ...
... one of the slums was ill with a fever, so Always-Smiling-Seema and I went along to see if he was okay. We went into the tent, crouching down as it hung low; the grandmother was bathing in the corner but seemed unfazed by our presence. The baby was lying in the hammock, sleeping soundly and wrapped in numerous layers in the sweltering heat - we gently unwrapped him and showed her how to keep him cool; Seema wanted us all to pray for the baby. His mother was a little ...
... out. I even slept for about 10 minutes!!
Slowly the temperature rose to a point that was quite uncomfortable and I had stripped down to my T-Shirt and shorts.
I tried to resist checking my watch to measure our progress but lacked the discipline and looked. Oh boy! Three hours down and twelve to go!! Time for a treat to buoy the spirits. I chose the Bounty coconut bar and biting into it noticed the coconut had turned a bit brown. ...
... tailoring to the teenage girls in the afternoon (giving them another skill to earn money) and an informal school in the evenings for older children (these children have to work during the day so an evening school is the only option for them. We visited in the morning and corrugated hut was full with around 30 children for the nursery class. We met the teacher Mrs Patil who is doing an excellent job in very ...
23rd of February
Today is the last day in Badlapur with the ever so friendly Parag and Geeta, who we sure keep in touch with. I went for a quick visit in a neighboring private school, which intends to give extra help to children for social studies and mathematics. I watched two students using an e-learning math tool and was surprised that the answer to the question came up immediately after the question was asked. The ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting