Travel Blogs from Matheran
... pedestrians, it makes for a bit of a harrowing experience as the passenger. Its still the u-turns in the middle of the highway that give me the heebie-jeebies. I prefer trains, thank you.
Tomorrow, we are deciding between one more day here in Mumbai, and finding a new hotel, or taking off immediately for the Ellora and Ajanta caves. We will keep you all updated :)
** photos of delicious Mumbai vegan baking coming soon!
... day we went to all of the major sites. The Taj Hotel (where the terrorist bombing occurred a few years ago). Magnificent. Then we went to the Dhabi Ghat, the open air laundry where hundreds of men and women do all of the city laundry in these open primitive water holes, beating the laundry with stones and then hanging them to dry. Fascinating. These jobs pass from parents to children and with the very significant caste system in India, that is alive ...
... be to western standards with dogs, chicken, cows and people walking by them but this isn’t the western world is it? The visit to the community centre was interesting as this is where they give four month courses to anyone interested in basic English and computer skills with the hopes of them getting better jobs in the city. Heading to our final stop, the Reality office for a cool drink and to fill out a feedback form, we walked through the pottery ...
... 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 ...
... dark praying not to die because I had bad thoughts. I had trouble with y water cos o’ that I reckon.. **** I didn’t see my own ‘garden’ till I was 17. I have been divorced twice now...no wait...no…oh, yeah twice for definite, I don’t count Taylor. I have recovered quiet well and each day heals me now after the accident. I love the lute, who doesn’t right? (me?) God I hate god. I hate the pressure of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting