Hotel Highway Residency
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Highway Residency Mumbai (Bombay)
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... straight out to explore. The hotel is only 5 min walk from Crawford market which is one of Bombay's busiest and most famous markets. The map we got from the hotel was pretty **** and we kind of missed it, as well as the travel agents we were looking for to buy our bus tickets for the day after. So we walked around the area for an hour or so, it was boiling, smelt, people stared, people smelt of B.O. The experience was pretty stressful and we weren't sure we were going ...
... I had got to play with my toy for the trip: a proper DLSR camera (which a good friend very generously lent to me). Walking down the streets it was fascinating to see so many people getting on with their lives.
Each person is their own little cog in the huge wheel that is Mumbai.
Shoe polishers, juice makers, paper merchants, second hand paper merchants, photocopiers, tailors, metal reworkers, taxi drivers, picture framers, barbers, grocers,
All of ...
... prior to being sold for export. A couple of enterprising guys there who spoke English for a couple of hundred rupees for the Workers Collective, took us round, showed us how all the workers (all men) lived, how it was was all done without mixing up thousands of people's clothes, and saw the global designer labelled stuff drying in the sun. We wandered round the nearby antique lanes, not really ...
... Unfortunately it proved to be largely underwhelming and rather expensive, after two small glasses of beer we headed back to our hostel via a kebab store. The evening did however have one highlight as we approached in the street to appear as extras in a Bollywood movie. Whether the chap who stopped us was actually from Bollywood as he claimed I do not know but it was an interesting conversation nevertheless, one which ended with me politely declining ...
... speaking, excuse me, PROPER English speaking individuals, living a life void of mercy. This was the part of the world where it wasn’t just education that mattered because this young family that I talked to was full of education and knowledge. They were all math wizards and science geniuses. They had every skill necessary to put on their resume to get themselves even a full ride to Harvard. They knew the world…literally, they knew ...