Saturday, day 9 – Beautiful Udaipur

Finally, our how else would I express myself? We are in an extremly beautiful town, amazing architecture and so much to explore!   Also we are away from all the constant traffic jams, pollution and noise in Mumbai. Fortunately, our fear of melting away in the sun, was exaggerated, we could...

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Wednesday, day 6 – Documentary afternoon and more wandering

  Wednesday we had the possibility to enjoy a slow morning – we had only one meeting in the afternoon. We had breakfast, bread omelette and chai tea, at TISS cantine and read local newspapers. Mumbai Mirror (local “Expressen”) was the most entertaining one, with its horoscope and sex help...

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Tuesday, day 5 – Centre for Social Action (CSA)

Our second visit was to a NGO, working with development and social issues in the outskirts north of Mumbai. This day proved to be the longest and sweatiest day so far, with a two hours long bus ride combined with Mumbai’s warmest day in a decade with 38 degrees (you...

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Sunday, day 3 – Elephant island and Indian comedy

Sunday’s biggest project was to explore  one of the main tourist attractions of Mumbai, the Elephant island. A slightly misleading name when the only animals we met were banana-stealing monkeys. Originally, the name comes from a grand elephant statue made of stone, which however now is destroyed. Left on the...

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