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· Indian people usually know two questions in English: "What is your name?" and "Which country?" And 1 in 10 has a relative in Toronto.
· Cars and other modes of transport are not just for getting around but things to be adorned with flowers, incense and religious talismans.
· Most ...
... owns the land but the building and its materials below to the owner. So the construction of the property is concrete work. Also, most properties have satellite tv and hd televisions. I know people in England and Aus who don't have that! The fact is, the rent is cheap so they can save up to afford such things. Funny fact was that our guide told us that doctors and lawyers live in the slums, purely because they choose to live in such a community, ...
... to plan our next two days to end this chapter of the trip.
DAY 135-136 – 14/05/13 – 15/05/13 – MUMBAI
For the next two days we walked around the Fort and Colaba areas of Mumbai, ate extremely Westernised foods with an Indian twist and also continued my constant battle with my bowels. I still wasn't feeling right after my episode in Varanasi and any meal that I consumed would soon be heading out the back door within a few short and painful ...
... particular moment. Vik was just sitting and laughing and explained afterwards that he does it every time someone visits him just to watch the face expression when a family sized dosa is delivered. Priceless! Like a VISA TV add ;).
It was really great to kind of rest from all that busy travelling which I had been doing till that point. In Mumbai I didn't have to worry about waking up at crazy early hours to catch morning bus or anything like that. No rush. At least for a ...
... was an airport not too far away. I chose to book a flight and head straight to Mumbai. Nepal will be there for a while yet.
So I’ve spent today organising my life and making my way west across India in taxis and on planes.
I eventually arrived at 10pm in 27 degree heat. It was a relief to reach my hotel room and I was very pleased to be alone. Does that make me miserable? I don’t know, I ...