Venkat Presidency

Plot No-29, Sector 6A, Next To Mgm Hospital, Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, 410209, India | 3 star hotel
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Fort St. Angelo in Kannur

A travel blog entry by dijoh2o on Jan 08, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... over by the VOC in 1663 with the help of the moslim Ali Radja of the Arakkal dynasty. The Ali Radjas were already trading from Kannur in the fifteenth century and teamed up with the Dutch to get rid of the Portuguese hindrance for their trade. Until 1771 the Arrakal dynasty worked together peacefully with the Dutch sharing the trade of cardemon and ginger. The Dutch sold the fort in that year to Ali Radja for 100,000 rupees. In ...

'Its been a hard days night!'

A travel blog entry by herenorthere on Nov 28, 2013

1 comment, 15 photos

... a 4 hour wait!) Once recovered we ventured out into a big and scary Mumbai. We decided to keep things simple and just have a walk to the gateway of India. Mumbai hits you from every angle, the smells from pungent to pleasant, the motorbikes brushing elbows with you as you suddenly realise the roads have no rules, or pavements and i swear if someone else tries to sell me a bloody bongo drum! Marks words of "This is some sort of organised chaos" are so apt. Everything is always ...

I Like Dirt

A travel blog entry by funkymonk on May 12, 2013

2 comments

... mattered. They were enjoying themselves and as I said in the dirt watching, I began to admire them and also understand a little more about them and their culture. I'm not sure what they thought of me watching (a white face in India will always get attention but none was ever hostile), but I do know exactly what I thought of them: magnificent and truly humbling to the rest of us. They have nothing, literally. Life is hard in their country and even scraping together enough ...

Slums and Cocktails

A travel blog entry by jessandnick on Apr 10, 2013

6 photos

... gets an office job.

Having read a journalist's book about spending 2 years in a Mumbai slum 'Beyond the Beautiful Forevers' I recognize a lot of what we begin to see. What neither of us expect though are the ATMs, the markets, the paved roads, the mopeds and yes- even the occasional BMW. I'm not kidding. It's a complex place, and one that does easily fit into the west's pre-conceptions of what a slum is.

We start in the industry section of the slum, ...

Mumbai

A travel blog entry by jzgiler on Feb 01, 2013

... or to. accompany gayatri to visit. This is a hard trip for snyone handicapped snd karl has done very well thsnks to me and Zvinesh at Ventours. I do feel i have touched the soul of India and it is a terribly complicated culture because of its long history and its very comicated pantheon of gods. Low class people convert to buddism and i thinki if i lived here i would prefer that path out of the omnipresent caste ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Matunga area of Mumbai (Bombay), is near Dhobi Ghats, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Madh Island, and Mahalakshmi Race Course.
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