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... through the streets like the Sundance Kid making his was from his latest hits, though this one had long flowing black hair and he was beckoning two dogs to chase him. It was immediately apparent that this was going to be a night to remember.
Diwali commemorates Lord Ram returning after his time in exile to become the rightful King and the Kingdom was lit up to commemorate his return. Henceforth, we have the Festival of Light. As ...
... taxi and demanded a tip, and all this a prelude for the raw Mumbai. The traffic was horrendous, a symphony of car, bus and bike horns constantly and mercilessly drowning the noise of normal traffic flow. The standard of driving so professional in that we had no and saw no accidents. We felt as if there was going to be one any moment, we naturally breathed in at every near miss as if to make ourselves a smaller target for the oncoming car or ...
... Louis Joachim Hendricks, from Portuguese descent, speaking in Creole. He has worked on a Dutch ship named Nederwaal.
When the mass was finished we could go to the altar, we needed to remove the mat in front of it to see the gravestone of the widow of VOC man Johan Hendrik Medeler, and not Medeler himself, as is suggested by Van der Pol (page 183). I take my pictures and we are in our restaurant for a well served dinner at 21:00.
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... from mine. Although we might have been disheartened by many things, I cannot deny that some of the people in India are still the most interesting and colourful; proud of their country and open to share it with those who visit. There is a refreshing feel to certain aspects of the culture but of course there are things I will not miss, such as: Constant beeping, "madam","ma'am"',"hellos" and the silent "excuse me's". The (I'm sorry to say) often disgusting attitude towards women, the ...
... a marvellous monument built to commemorate the visit of George V and Queen Mary in 1911.
From here we walked across to the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel for coffee. It is a rather splendid establishment to say the least and certainly somewhere I would like to stay should I be lucky enough to go back to Mumbai.It was a struggle to get used to the kids begging in the streets every time we were out of the minibus - they were absolutely ...