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Nov 17, 2006 - Wedding Party Bus to Lonavla

The cars arrived at the Lotus Hotel in the morning and took us to the Shah's residence for a Gujarati breakfast. There were so many guests (60 in all) that the breakfast was served at the base of their building, outdoors. It was a lovely warm morning and the space gave us all room to eat and move around comfortably. Most people opted to ride the bus because we knew it would be more fun to be together, than to ride in separate cars. The very senior members came in the cars as the bus steps would be too hard for them to climb. The Shah's...

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Aug 8, 2006 - Mumbai, India

We left the Seychelles in the late afternoon, diverted around some thunderstorm activity over the Indian Ocean, and were on our way to Mumbai, which was formerly known as Bombay. It was monsoon season in India and we had only sketchy information about the current weather. The only radio communication in this part of the world is HF radio and it was basically worthless. We were alone out here, over the ocean, at night, flying along in smooth air at 45,000'. Needless to say, it was pouring rain when we landed in Mumbai. The ILS approach was...

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Sep 11, 2005 - India Day 1 Mumbai

We are tired, but finally here -our domestic to Sydney was delayed by 2 hrs -after us somehow staying awake all day. Luckily our flight to Mumbai waited ! Hardly slept more than a couple of hours each. The plane experience was actually pretty good, good flims, and the best plane food Ive ever had. Arrived at Mumbai at 6pm, ready for the crazy scene we'd been hearing about.....but it was pretty cool really. Slack customs, easy accomodation & taxi service. Staying in the airport area, for quick escape tomorrow. Hot shower, nice bed, lots of...

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