Transportation Issues September 28th 2006 For a while, I was staying at Juhu Beach in Mumbai, which is north of Mumbai proper. In this and other areas, the autorickshaw provides inexpensive but often frightening transportation. Basically, they are three-wheeled open air contraptions with space for two sensible adults or more if you are a little nuts. They are powered by a motor plant approximately appropriate for a lawnmower.
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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
A series of fun, fascinating, and hastily-planned journeys from Washington DC to Malaysia, India, Pakistan, and a few other places. Lots of sandals, sand, saris, and hijabs. Visits with interesting people, great food and local attractions, many religious shrines, nice photos, and without the benefit of spell-check. It's all good. Well it's mostly good. Sure beats working! ... full info