Monday, September 09, 2013

Dec 2012: Walking around Mumbai’s old mouldy buildings

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i still had loads of time before dinner so decided to move into Mumbai a wee bit to take a bit more photographs

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hmmm, that balcony can do with a spot of cleaning.

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Looks like a very good looking building

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that’s nice to hear that you bake your own bread..

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hey, a post box!, havent seen them for a long time

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walking in front of the state police hq…

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the building is quite opulent and gothic in nature. I find the British Iconography ironic, lol

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One of the most under rates prime ministers of India. Too bad he died so soon..and then the nightmare happened..last of the good guys.

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Modern art, eh? I am going to skip this one

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the busy roundabout

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a giant tree..growing out of the pavement

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i love the weird mishmash of architecture you find this side of Mumbai.

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these two naval guns are bothering me, I wonder what they are doing here? how did they get here? Nothing on the net :(

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the building is beautiful, like the Mughal tombs

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The statue of the then Prince of Wales stands in the middle of the grounds, liberally shat upon by the birds.

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the portico can do with a bit of a clean.

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lovely domes..

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another religious tree.

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There you go…a bird doing its business..

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And it was too late, couldn't go in to see the Egyptian gallery

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Lovely time I have to pop in…

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Very graceful indeed.

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there’s the famous college

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and a closeup of this lovely Edwardian building. I think.

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hey, I think I can do a better job.. :)

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get your name on a grain of rice…things people do to get their daily bread…

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Those old style philanthropists are amazing. The Sasoon family indeed has much to be thanked for across Asia. Imagine funding a library? Nowadays there is hardly any philanthropy in India and what is there is to build temples. Bah!

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I love it when people spell out English words phonetically in Hindi, ARE YOU FRIKKING STUPID?

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now that’s a strange building.

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And this one is falling apart..

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the window ledges are rotting away…

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Another old building…

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Another run down building…the real estate industry in Bombay is really weird ass..

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Impressive, how people can just lie there and have a nice kip in the middle of huge traffic..

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Another broken down building, some kind of hostel?

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really falling apart…

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lol, Le Gaya Saddam…heh.

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I find it amazing how women can carry such heavy loads on their heads…

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debating the fare?

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Sign in a Mumbai Pub…fair point.

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heh. I finish my dinner with the friends and then next day head off to my sister’s place..

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