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Monthly Archives: October 2009
Our experiences of travel on Indian roads got off to a hair raising start with a taxi from Benaulim to Palolem. Watching the traffic in Mumbai we had settled our nerves with the notion that wherever we went from there … Continue reading
On arriving in Goa we made the decision that our first port of call would be Benaulim. We found ourselves a really pretty guesthouse about 300 yards from the beach and checked in for three nights. Our room is so … Continue reading
On first impressions Indian trains aren’t nearly as traumatic as I had envisaged they would be. Victoria Terminus was busy busy and we seemed to provide good staring fodder for the thousands that inhabited it. Never the less, we found … Continue reading
Today’s been very nondescript. We had a lie in this morning (till about 9am which is a record amount of sleeping for us on this trip) then spent the morning wandering aimlessly, getting lost but enjoying the sights, smells and … Continue reading
We had an amazing day touring some of Mumbai’s most controversial areas. Beginning in Kamathipura (Mumbai’s red light district) and ending in the infamous Dharavi Slums. It’s been an eye-opener! Sensibly we decided to bump the hotel breakfast and instead munched on some pineapple and another … Continue reading
It’s been a very long day. My brain continues to feel a little bit fried, though happily, less so than it was at this time yesterday. Our day began with breakfast being delivered to our room. Initially we were pleased … Continue reading