Day 90: Out of India

India is an incredibly unique country and unlike any place we’ve visited before.  We experienced a lot in our short time and even leaving the country behind added another story to look back on someday.  Getting to and through the Mumbai airport turned out to be a lot harder and longer than we had anticipated. …

Day 89: Fishing at the lake

Our accommodations in Mumbai are on Powai Lake which sits in a quieter area on the north side of the city.  It’s taken a little longer to get to some of the places we wanted to visit but we’ve enjoyed the quiet confines of suburbia.  Taking in the view of the lake from our room…

Day 88: It’s a small world

While we were at the Gandhi museum in Delhi we ran into a guy visiting who just happened to work at the Brazilian consulate in Mumbai and knew the mom of one our friends from Chicago.  When we arrived in the city, we didn’t want to impose but knew we couldn’t pass up the opportunity…

Day 87: Hop on, Hop off

The buses in Mumbai have impressed us without really even trying to.  We didn’t measure them but they all look to be about 10 feet longer than most other city buses.  We imagine this is to allow for more people to squeeze in and enjoy the bumpy ride.  They decided to save money on doors…

Day 86: Are we still in India?

As the largest city in India and its commercial center, it’s easy to note that Mumbai is the most cosmopolitan and modern place in the country.  The infamous film production hub, Bollywood, is also located here so countless movie stars and other entertainment insiders call it home.  It’s well-known for its striking “non-Indian” Gothic architecture…