Travel Diaries: India Category

16/04/2017 – Mumbai to Johannesburg.

Our day began at exactly 12 am. We hopped into a taxi for the last time in a long while. The drive to Chatrapati Shivaji International airport was welcoming. Even though, I was very sad to leave Mumbai, I was happy to go back home. Our flight was only at 5:15 am and we were […]

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15/04/2017 – Mumbai life. 

As this was our last day in India, we were determined to make the most of it. The day began at 9 am when our driver picked us up at our hotel. Our first stop was Haji Ali Dargah which was filthy and smelly. It is a beautiful masjid on water where people of all […]

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14/04/2017 – Mumbai ~ the city of dreams. 

Our early morning began at 9 am. After breakfast, our tour guide picked us up from the hotel and we were then off to tour the city of dreams. Mumbai has lots of old trees that are huge and green. They are absolutely beautiful and they are everywhere. It is a great source of comfort […]

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13/04/2017 – Surat to Mumbai.

Before we knew it, it was time to leave for Mumbai. I was craving the aloo paratha that they make at the breakfast in the hotel but as Murphy’s law would have it, I slept through breakfast time. Overview: Surat was very different. Fairly built up. Subway, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut. Busy, but traffic is five […]

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12/04/2017 – Hamba Khashle. 

An early morning drive to the ghaams was the plan for the day. But first we had a few stops to make in Navsari… 1. Sugar Cane juice Best sugar cane juice ever. 😻 2. Kurtas for my brother 3. Mama ne chevra Mama ne chevra loosely translated “Uncle’s Chevro” is a shop in Navsari […]

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