After a delay keeping us in Mumbai for an hour longer than we had expected, and a 12 hour flight, we arrived in Sydney at lunchtime.
And the difference is remarkable.
It smells - clean. There is nobody begging you for money all the time, and no leprosy! Just Australians, steak and beer.
And we have already made the most of the latter two. Having been in a prodminantly Hindu and Muslim country the last month, beef and pork were impossible to get, at least of any edible quality. But here, are problems were solved and our prayers answered - the home of the BBQ provided us with a sumptous, bloody, mans stek, and it was good! Washed down with a couple of proper pints (instead of the 330ml pints you found on Indian menus?????) it made a near perfect evening.
Only one thing could make it better -