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We arrived at the beautiful Mumbai International Airport after a 2 hr. delay and 16 hr. flight out of Newark, NJ.....and there to greet us was Mars, Rads and Raghavendra (Rags)! It was such a wonderful feeling and exciting seeing our friends again after many years! We went immediately to Rad's parents home, Rammy and Jaya Nagpal's, and stayed up until wee hours of the morning visiting! Wasn't bad for us because we ...
... there and got the ferry back.
The next day we had to check out at 10am but our bus wasn't until 4:30pm so we hung around (mainly in the beautifully air-conned mcdonalds) and a new place we found called cafe coffee day which is tiny bit like Costa coffee I suppose. Thank god for the aircon, India isn't like Southeast Asia where every shop you go into blasts aircon so we were thankful for our time in the aircon.
... if you still haven't guessed we were in the Bombay home of Gahndi, and we were more than a bit pleased about it too. During the long and often painful struggle by Indians to free themselves from British rule Bombay was a centre for activists and as such Gahndi was often here. The house was large and in a nice part of town with wide streets which are tree lined and filled with nice homes, but they were not mansions. He lived, worked and slept in one room, others were taken up ...
... We paid up and got ready to leave. As we were leaving 5 men gathered round us and asked us to pay / asked for money. It wasn't too clear what the issue actually was but the atmosphere had turned. Fortunately, just then, two policemen appeared in a jeep whose engine had boiled over. They opened the bonnet and asked for help to replace the water. This proved a godsend as we approached them to point out we had already paid our bill. ...
... br> 2. Animals - Cows and goats walking amongst city traffic causing chaos.
3. Man love - Boys and men walking around holding hands or with their arms around each other.
3. He/she - Transvestites clapping their hands for money.
4. Bathrooms everywhere - Men and boys go to the bathroom (1 and 2) in open fields in full view of everyone.
5. Heavy lifting - Women carrying ridiculously huge loads on their heads.