Mumbai, pictures this time

I don’t know how to prepare your this one…its long.

French girl with her boyfriend from Ireland on the train to Mumbai.
The views through the mountains were spectacular.

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The set from the Bollywood film, Kabse Sambhalle Rakha Hai Dill
The stars, I don’t know their names, are in the bath robes.



Dobe Ghats, where they wash a lot of laundry. Apparently the beginning of Slumbdog Millionaire was filmed here – where the mother dies.












I might have taken this picture despite the man saying he didn’t want his picture taken…I just could not resist. Click the image to see larger.


This is one of those instances that I’d love to say I planned, but you can’t plan something like this. Click image to see larger.











Riddhima. I talked with her and her group of friends for some time and they let me take some “fashionesque” photos of them. She exclaimed after I showed her some of the shots, “Wow, I never thought I was photogenic.”

“Mumbai’s highest tide in 100 years!” The headlines read. Its the day after the total solar eclipse that was totally blocked by rain clouds.





Boys and young men took advantage of the high tide to show off their diving skills by jumping and flipping into the swollen and terribly dirty sea water.




I decided to take the “short walk” from one side of the peninsula to the other. It was a little bit longer than I expected.
Love the graphic nature of this illustration.

Men are shooting up in full view in the street.


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Love this guy. Click on image to enlarge.



The dirty sea water.

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The infamous Mumbai Public Transit, famous for being terribly over crowded. This particular trip was not too bad.

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