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Nariman Point

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  • Day18

    Mumbai

    October 20, 2019 in India ⋅ 🌧 26 °C

    Aka, Bombay; the name was changed about 20 years ago. It is a large, vibrant diverse city in India.
    First up is the Victoria Terminus, an early railroad station. Next is the Marine Boulevard, essentially the malecón of Mumbai. Next is worship in the Stone Temple, a Hare Krishna temple. Next, buried in the trees, is the Tower of Silence. This is a Parsi worship space where in that tradition the dead are place for the vultures. 5th is a look at one of the slums which are very different from what we see as slums. People who make it big who grew up here often choose to stay, as the environment is safe, the people are happy, etc. So now it is expensive the buy a place to live. Last is an open air laundry in the slum.Read more

  • Day16

    Full on tour Mumbai....

    March 11, 2020 in India ⋅ 🌙 23 °C

    5hr tour of the highlights of Mumbai. Encountered the dabbawala's who deliver 250,000 meals each day from workers homes to their offices.

    Watched the cricket games at the Oval.......

    Jain temple where the dead are left to be eaten by the vultures...... if they are short on dead people keep the birds topped up with buffalo meat.

    Market tour lots of sights and smells

    Sunset at the India Gate, thronged by locals. Linda very popular for selfies. Followed by cocktails at the Taj Mahal Palace then dinner at the awarding winning restaurant ' The Table ' ...... discovered kale & garlic salad yum yum.
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  • Day17

    Cooking lesson in Mumbai....

    March 12, 2020 in India ⋅ 🌙 23 °C

    Final day in Mumbai, interesting trip to the northern suburbs to meet our cookery instructor Rina at her home. She was a colourful character who showed us how to cook : Tandoori chicken, butter chicken, naan, vegetable pulao, lentil daal, paneer, mixed veg curry. Lovely food, supplied with lots of hints and tips.Read more

  • Day15

    MUMBAI......Trident Nariman Point

    March 10, 2020 in India ⋅ 🌙 22 °C

    First of our 3 days in Mumbai.....Mike fixed a few things to do, hopefully will use the complimentary limo ( mini ) to get us going. Great city view from 32nd floor. AW's shirt which he left at the Leela arrived safely...!

    Holi festival, Hindu celebration beginning of spring, colourful dye all over the place some great pics.
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