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Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai » Worli December 22nd 2012

One of the daunting things about going to a new country must surely be leaving all your friends and family behind. You're a stranger in a strange land and you have to start from scratch, hoping that your work colleagues and the people you meet there will accept you, foibles and all. I was lucky with my first trip to India as the friends I made in Mumbai will definitely be friends for life ... and I wanted to introduce some of them to you. In ten days I head out there again, to meet up with old friends and to work with a brand new Star Team. I can't wait!... read more
Laura, AJ and Jared
Bhav and I
The Team!

Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai » Worli December 15th 2011

Hi All Arrived safe and well if a little frazeled after the flight. Didn't get in untill midnight so took a taxi to the hotel. Opted for the Air Con car as even at this time of night it was still very hot and it was only an extra quid. It turned out the AC involved the driver opening his window and telling me to open mine! Not sure I got full value for my quid there. Mumbai (Bombay) is, as I expected it would, be hectic to the point of mayhem. Organised chaos without the organisation is what i'm seeing. I'm going to be back here at the end of the trip for the flight home so made this a bit of a flying visit. Took myself round to the "Gateway of India" one of ... read more
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel
Bombay Train Station
Aga Khan Palace Poona

Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai » Worli September 28th 2011

xo so it is just a few sleeps until i am back in cleanliness, fresh air, a place where i can communicate with people around me and where, if i am wiling to not wear a crazy outfit, i can blend into the crowd and go unnoticed. i am loving painting with water colours and am finding the process extremely enriching because it is so revealing of the extent to which my impossibly high standards that i set for myself all the time are responsible for so much angst and are so limiting. its nice to be ok with doing hte best that i can and just honouring myself for that and then being able to see that i am actually ok ,not terrible, and that being mediocre at something is no reason to give up ... read more

Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai » Worli June 19th 2011

I stayed in Bombay (The old name has its charm) for a period of 7 years and the pictures that i have put up here are some of the places that are a must see. A good way to explore Bombay is on foot and the buses. Commuting via public transport is one of the best ways to explore the culture and the life of people in Bombay. While you are in Bombay I recommend you must do the list of things mentioned below. This is give an idea of the real essence of what bombay is all about. 1) Colaba causeway - Most of the guide books have this spot listed so I wont talk much about it. 2) Dharavi - If you are bombay its a must you explore the slums. It not only ... read more
Elphinstone College
Caueway
The Oval




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