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Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Jul 16th, 2017, 19:33
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Familyonthemove
EFI is needed for Thailand. I would prefer the...

EFI is needed for Thailand. I would prefer the simplicity of a carb.

I saw several YouTube videos posted from India about fuelling issues with the standatd carb settings, but they all said a...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Jul 16th, 2017, 19:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,306
Posted By Familyonthemove
Mumbai beaches are best viewed as city parks. ...

Mumbai beaches are best viewed as city parks. The are busy, crowded places with many over-lapping cricket matches. Great for people watching, but not for relaxing.

Good food, can be fun, bit...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Jul 16th, 2017, 11:38
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Familyonthemove
Thank you Redninja - very useful comments. ...

Thank you Redninja - very useful comments.

Think I'll wait for the ABS/FI version. RE dealer in Bangkok says October for fuel injection version, and a few months after that for abs version.
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Jul 16th, 2017, 03:56
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Familyonthemove
Royal Enfield Himalayan - Reliability Improved?

I owned a Bullet Thunderbird when I lived in India, and I'm now in Thailand, and looking to buy a Himalayan.

But I've seen reports of gearbox, clutch and fueling issues. Also, just spent a week...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jul 16th, 2017, 03:44
Replies: 1,141
Views: 451,221
Posted By Familyonthemove
Old India vs New

I just liked the image of the camel walking through the traffic jam of moderm Mercedes-Benz and SUV's.
Forum: Chai and Chat Jul 16th, 2017, 03:29
Replies: 1,004
Views: 104,265
Posted By Familyonthemove
Another vote for me! :D Must add to my...

Another vote for me! :D

Must add to my Journal too.
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Apr 6th, 2012, 12:13
Replies: 27
Views: 2,894
Posted By Familyonthemove
Hippywanderer .... glad to see you're reading the...

Hippywanderer .... glad to see you're reading the advice in IM, I learnt a lot about India from IM members before I headed to Mumbai with my family.

I like the idea of heading to Goa ... it's not...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Apr 1st, 2012, 11:38
Replies: 27
Views: 2,894
Posted By Familyonthemove
Good points - I guess with my experience being...

Good points - I guess with my experience being mostly Mumbai I was refering to the young men on Hero Splendours with their lap tops slung on their backs heading to work .... I've had a few close...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Mar 31st, 2012, 23:16
Replies: 27
Views: 2,894
Posted By Familyonthemove
Hi HippyWanderer. You certainly started an...

Hi HippyWanderer.

You certainly started an interesting thread with a good range of views and useful advice.

Just a few personal thoughts of my own - I lived in Mumbai for a few years and did...
Forum: Chai and Chat Mar 25th, 2012, 22:58
Replies: 3,645
Views: 241,158
Posted By Familyonthemove
What's making me happy right now ..... being back...

What's making me happy right now ..... being back in India.

First time this year, and just for a week, and in Gurgaon.

But coming out of the new airport in Delhi it didn't really feel like...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jul 26th, 2010, 18:41
Replies: 121
Views: 9,061
Posted By Familyonthemove
Here's the accumulated wisdom from my time in...

Here's the accumulated wisdom from my time in India ...

1. It is better to get a taxi and go miles out of your way than to try and cross a road in Mumbai or Delhi

2. Dust will get everywhere -...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Jul 14th, 2010, 12:52
Replies: 39
Views: 22,155
Posted By Familyonthemove
Hi Leonie, Navi Mumbai is a newly developed...

Hi Leonie,

Navi Mumbai is a newly developed area of Mumbai and it is not as popular with ex-pats as areas like Bandra or Juhu in Mumbai itself.

There are shopping centres, supermarkets, coffee...
Forum: Agra Jul 14th, 2010, 12:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,163
Posted By Familyonthemove
Security has been increased recently, and last...

Security has been increased recently, and last time I went (April) you could only take a camera into the grounds of the Taj Mahal. I would recommend you leave the netbook at the hotel.
Forum: Rajasthan Apr 19th, 2010, 11:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By Familyonthemove
Just returned after a Rajastan trip .... we did...

Just returned after a Rajastan trip .... we did the camel trek in early evening and into the night - and it was just brilliant. Heat during the day would have been too much for our 10 year old...
Forum: Indian Wildlife and National Parks Apr 18th, 2010, 01:33
Replies: 1
Views: 1,101
Posted By Familyonthemove
Tiger in Rathambore

Highlight of my recent trip .... saw a tigress in the wild. We entered Rathambore before 6:00 a.m and saw her after driving around following footprints for an hour. Photo in the 'members' section -...
Forum: India Expat Area Mar 30th, 2010, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By Familyonthemove
Smile I hear of many similar issues with China as well...

I hear of many similar issues with China as well .... QC checks are still a basic need as quality assurance systems at the manufacturer are not the norm in many industries. But building a good...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Feb 7th, 2010, 21:13
Replies: 2,676
Views: 391,986
Posted By Familyonthemove
Another twist in the tail of the visa rule change...

Another twist in the tail of the visa rule change ...

I make regular trips to India to attend conferences etc.

The Indian embassy in Bangkok would not renew my One Year Business Visa because I...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Feb 1st, 2010, 12:17
Replies: 2,676
Views: 391,986
Posted By Familyonthemove
Just for info .... the process at the Indian...

Just for info .... the process at the Indian Embassy in Bangkok was as follows:

1. Turn up before the Embassy opens at 9:00 to join the queue of annoyed tourists and swap tales about how you found...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Feb 1st, 2010, 12:06
Replies: 2,676
Views: 391,986
Posted By Familyonthemove
I was at the Indian Embassy in Bangkok this...

I was at the Indian Embassy in Bangkok this morning and there was a long queue of tourists who had been caught by the changes to the Tourist Visa rule .... so the issue is still ongoing. I spoke to...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Dec 3rd, 2009, 13:12
Replies: 3,502
Views: 318,158
Posted By Familyonthemove
Aa Dekhen Zara - I don't the critics were...

Aa Dekhen Zara

- I don't the critics were keen on this movie, but I enjoyed it.

An imaginative storyline, good dialogue, none of the classic Bollywood over-acting and Bipasha Basu dressed as a...
Forum: Chai and Chat Dec 1st, 2009, 13:14
Replies: 5,798
Views: 457,399
Posted By Familyonthemove
Just back from Mumbai where it was pleasantly...

Just back from Mumbai where it was pleasantly warm and sunny with light dust fall.

Now in Bangkok where it's 33'C and sunny with a good chance of girls in mini skirts sipping coffee outside...
Forum: Delhi Dec 1st, 2009, 13:09
Replies: 30
Views: 3,931
Posted By Familyonthemove
Spice Mall Metro Mall Ambience Island mall ...

Spice Mall
Metro Mall
Ambience Island mall

..... sorry, but I'm a history dislexic and the real Delhi in the 21st Century can be seen walking the malls at the weekend.
Forum: Indian Railways Nov 11th, 2009, 15:57
Replies: 41
Views: 3,307
Posted By Familyonthemove
I'm surprised it's just your age that is required...

I'm surprised it's just your age that is required - I often see forms in India that ask for qualifications and education standard without any apparent reason.
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Oct 27th, 2009, 13:04
Replies: 15
Views: 3,519
Posted By Familyonthemove
A friend in Hyderabad is recovering from...

A friend in Hyderabad is recovering from Chikungunya - his doctor gave him treatment for the inflammation and pain and he had symptoms for several weeks but then it suddenly cleared up with no...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Oct 26th, 2009, 10:47
Replies: 132
Views: 32,205
Posted By Familyonthemove
This has developed into a very interesting thread...

This has developed into a very interesting thread with some good advice - but I've noticed that the original poster never replied? The OP sent many posts in preparation for her trip to India, but...
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