A Day of my Life in Bombay
Travelling in Bombay is rather crazy, with the amount of people and traffic that we have its no joke. My place of work is approximately 30 km away from where I stay and getting there can take me up to two and a half hours.
Using the traffic to their advantage, many companies now hire people to stand with advertising boards in areas where the traffic usually clogs. If you look at the billboard in the picture below you will find the same “Lead India” on the right that the kid is holding in the picture above.So we are out of the clog and get to well, another clog, but this one has another reason. Once a day to four times a day, you can bump into a check naka, set up by cops who are supposedly trying to stop illegal activities.Here you see the cops having a good chat while we waste our time driving through the naka. The cops usually stop bikers and make a quick Rs.50 bribe rather than making them pay a fine.
Bombay has a vibrant life with hundreds of poor people living under the flyovers, some flyovers have parking spaces where quite a few couples make out, while some people just prefer to get high under the flyover.
A junction at Lower Parel, in the background on the right you can see the Hotel ITC Grand Central, a 5-star hotel, which is supposedly the tallest hotel in India.Haji Ali, is a Mosque located in the sea at Worli. It’s quite famous here in Mumbai.
Bombay’s sky turns into a heavenly sight in the rainy season, the rain clears out all the pollution and we get a lot of clouds of different densities, due to some passing rain. In the picture below you can see the ITC Grand Central on the left.
Damn check the traffic, it will take me ages to get anywhere.Hope you liked the insights into a day of mine in Bombay. Am I the only one who wants to work from home due to the travel? I am quite sure I’m not!
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