Last two days were back in Mumbai as Fran wanted to do some Christmas shopping.We flew there from Cochi and stayed in a hotel by the airport. Mumbai was just as before - frenetic but now seemed a lot more affluent than the rest of India.The highlight of the shopping was seeing the little stalls selling Christmas decorations and Santa outfits - with the stall owner giving demonstrations - seemed so out of place in the bazaar. All a bit sad now as the trip is...
Fran & Geoff's trip to India
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The trip is going well and we have acclimatized to the local way of doing things.Flight over was fine but once we left Mumbai airport the culture shock hit us- descended on by Touts of every description. Negotiated a taxi ride to the hotel - which was an hour away in downtown Mumbai. The taxi was supposed to by air conditioned but it didn't work - no surprise.Went through a maze of suburbs - some of which were pretty depressing.We spent the next day having a look...