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Thursday & Friday, days 7 & 8 – Goodbye Mumbai and Welcome to Udaipur

The day started with a meeting with Majlis, an organization for women and their juridical rights. We met two layers with a wide knowledge about just that, women’s right.
They told us about their main concerns and gave us case-examples. One was about a wife how got hit by her husband a lot. One day she decided it was enough and hit him back, really badly. He got jail and after a few months he was back in the house but he never touched her again.
After a lunch break we took a cab to University of Mumbai where we met with both teachers and students. Together we had a discussion about the largest democracy in the world, India.

Students and faculty at Mumbai University

Students and faculty at Mumbai University

After the two meetings we went to Dohbi bhat, a laundry place where a large part of Mumbai’s laundry is hand washed.

Dhobi Ghat

Dhobi Ghat

The night ended in the fancy area of Mumbai, at the restaurant Olive where all the famous Bollywood stars usually hang. If we saw any? I actually don’t watch that kind of movies so I have no idea.

Travel day!
Before leaving Mumbai we went to Prince of Wales art museum, where they had a lot of sculptures and paintings.
After a quick lunch break we went to the airport, next stop Udaipur.
Being in India, where tourists don’t seem so be an every day thing, you have to get use to staring, shaking hands and getting your photo taken without your own approval…
After a bumpy flight we arrived in Udaipur, which has to be one of the most beautiful cities we have ever seen.

/ Stina and Katrin

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