One of our first stops (after checking in at the hotel and leaving some clothes to be washed) was the wholesale flower market. Flowers are brought in from surrounding states and sold to vendors all day. Most will be used to make garlands. There are also some grasses and leaves to be sold.
On to Mumbai (Bombay) February 11th 2008 Sunday
Flew from Kolkata to Mumbai and were met at the airport by our friend's sister (Isa) and our tour guide/driver for the few days we're here--Lenny. Very informative man, good driver. Of course, this was Sunday--we'll see how much worse traffic is on a weekeday.
Right now, we're going to concentrate on getting pics with captions on the site; might update text later.
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Asia » India » Maharashtra » Mumbai The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
Well, this started for us to blog about India in 2008 and has been used several times since. Then, Sue went to China in 2011 and helped the girls move around the Southeast in 2012. We'll keep using it to capture pictures and travels!
Next up: Ireland and the Isle of Man, summer 2017.
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