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We love Mumbai Day 1 & 2. The City of Dreams only sees around 3 million foreign tourists visit annually and often all they do is arrive or leave and maybe see The Gateway of India and a couple of other sights. Mumbai or Bombay is known as the city of dreams but it is also a city of soul. On our first two days we see a snapshot of its heritage, witness it's street economics up close, join some of friends for a traditional Marathi breakfast in their home. Explore the Thieves Market and oh did I mention the food? Parsi, Marathi, Goan and the best damn hand churned sancha ice-cream are all on the menu...I think we might all skip breakfast at the hotel this morning! ... See MoreSee Less

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Jaipur Highlights....definitely fabric, food and fabulous! ... See MoreSee Less

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