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Travel Blogs from Mandrem
... potential time behind bars (they've toughened up their rules and this has happened a few times of late).
My time on the bike had filled my third and final month perfectly giving me what I hoped it would; a more local experience, away from the heavy movement of the western traveller. During my three months in India I'd covered both totally unchartered land ...
... in the sun for a coffee and chat, turns out that Raj had played cricket for India U21's but gave up to join the army as there was no money in cricket in the 80s!
I wasn't completely idle in my time there, I got up early one morning for a sunrise dolphin spotting boat ride. The Frenchies and I rented bikes for the day and headed to Old Goa (very little to see) and came back along some of the other Goan beaches which cemented the fact we'd picked the right beach - ...
... in Goa who happened to be in Mumabi at the same time, we went to see a Bollywood film. It was in Hindi (without subtitles) so I reckon I understood about 50% of what was going on! It really was dreadful acting and just for no reason they burst into song and whack out some crazy dance moves! Feel like I ticked a pretty major box on the 'things to do in Mumbai' list though! And popcorn is 50p!
Off to Kuala Lumpur next, 3 months travelling now - crazy!!
... Nights, a cool little restaurant, should be a shesha bar, but instead everyone smokes hash ha. We both opted for steak, oh my, what a good choice... it was beautiful... melted in your mouth. I don't know if it was because the steak is a sacred animal in India that made it taste so good muhaha.
We both got quite drunk and started chatting to 'side show bob' as I call him, his name was Pete and had a tattoo ...
... in India if at all possible avoid using Paulo travels. Both times I have used them now it has been an ordeal, the first being Tim and I's journey to Hampi which you have already heard about and then then this one. Firstly the bus was late which if im honest i've not got a big issue with as it is pretty common and you kind of have to accept it, but secondly when finally it did turn up it took over an hour for them to load us all on and then juggle us ...
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