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Forum: Gujarat Aug 13th, 2017, 11:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By philip007
Is Gujarat still a dry state ?

Hi folks.

Can someone update me on whether Gujarat is still a dry state ie no alcohol allowed or served, or are there places where a few cold beers can be obtained, if so where ?

Any info would...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 8th, 2016, 11:54
Replies: 3,348
Views: 221,956
Posted By philip007
How on earth did Colombo get the new notes, yet...

How on earth did Colombo get the new notes, yet Indians cant ????

This could be good for me personally as I arrive in Mumbai on 24 December from Columbo. So I will try to get some Rs there before...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 7th, 2016, 07:39
Replies: 3,348
Views: 221,956
Posted By philip007
Bit nervous about asking this question !!

Yes, I am a bit nervous asking this as I've read this entire thread from the beginning, twice in part to try to fully understand this frustrating situation but like many others I will be arriving at...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 30th, 2016, 11:56
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By philip007
ViShVa, many thanks for your info. I'll certainly...

ViShVa, many thanks for your info. I'll certainly follow it up.

I just don't want to have trouble getting a taxis at 3 am !!!

Thanks again.

Philip
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 29th, 2016, 14:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By philip007
ssharonuk. Many thanks for this. I will...

ssharonuk.

Many thanks for this. I will certainly check this out. It sounds exciting.

Philip
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 29th, 2016, 13:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By philip007
Thumbs up Pre paid taxis mumbai airport - is it 24 hour ?

Hi folks.

Will be arriving in Mumbai on 24th December at approx. 2.30 am to 3 am and I will need a pre-paid taxis to Colaba and I am wondering (and hoping) that the pre-paid counter will be open...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 15th, 2016, 10:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By philip007
Many thanks JohnLord. Much appreciated. ...

Many thanks JohnLord. Much appreciated.

Philip
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 14th, 2016, 08:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By philip007
Thumbs up Christmas day and New Year day

Hi Folks.

I am arriving in Mumbai on 24 Dec - Christmas Eve and I will be there for over a week until 2 January 2017.

Can anyone tell me if Sunday 25 December will be taken as a public holiday...
Forum: Uttar Pradesh Nov 7th, 2016, 10:19
Replies: 0
Views: 1,234
Posted By philip007
Sports bar in Lucknow

Hi folks.

I'm visiting Lucknow in early January to experience the food and history in the area but I will be missing the English football !!

Can anyone recommend a sports bar or a place where...
Forum: Indian Railways Jul 25th, 2016, 08:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By philip007
unclelach, may thanks for your links and info. ...

unclelach, may thanks for your links and info.

Much appreciated.
Forum: Indian Railways Jul 21st, 2016, 09:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,641
Posted By philip007
Ticket office CST and Churchgate Stations Mumbai

Can some tell me where the ticket office's are located inside both CST and Churchgate stations for local travel such as Mumbai Central, Dadar and Andheri travelling from Churchgate and also Byculla...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Jun 13th, 2016, 11:01
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By philip007
VishVa, nayan, nycank, vaibhav_arora, princ09,...

VishVa, nayan, nycank, vaibhav_arora, princ09, aarosh, sajish, old&ranbling, capt_mahajan, Galghar:

Many thanks for all your input on this past. Much appreciated.

Yes it does sound crazy to...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Jun 7th, 2016, 14:24
Replies: 18
Views: 2,617
Posted By philip007
Afternoon rush hour on Mumbai rail

Hi folks.

If I wanted to experience (I may regret it !!) rush hour in Mumbai on the way home one afternoon on the train, which would be the "best" line to use, the Western line from Churchgate or...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 4th, 2010, 19:07
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By philip007
Thumbs up Delhiwala, how lond is the train journey to/from...

Delhiwala, how lond is the train journey to/from Dadar ?

Thanks.
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 4th, 2010, 18:43
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By philip007
Guys, I do value your info and I dont take it...

Guys, I do value your info and I dont take it lightly. It is very important to know what to expect.

It is a good idea to visit a train station platform at peak hour to get an idea of what it could...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 4th, 2010, 18:05
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By philip007
Wink delhiwala reasworan nanendra.d Thank you...

delhiwala
reasworan
nanendra.d

Thank you very much for your information.

I'm kean to try a peak hour journey in Mumbai but I'm a bit apprehensive. I'm 50-50 at the moment.

I tried the...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 4th, 2010, 17:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By philip007
Thumbs up Local (commuter) train journeys in Mumbai

Hi Folks,

If I wanted to experience the hussle/bussle and busyness of a local journey in Mumbai, the kind of trip a commuter might take to work.

Which train should I get and to where ?
...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 4th, 2010, 07:33
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By philip007
Juhu/Bandra worth staying for 2 days

Hi folks.

I am staying in Colaba in Jan for 3 days, now my flights have changed and we now have 5 days so I was wondering if there is much to see/do in Juhu and Bandra for 2 days or if its worth...
Forum: Indian Railways Nov 8th, 2010, 16:46
Replies: 14,198
Views: 2,916,439
Posted By philip007
Hi Stephen, Yes you are dead right, my...

Hi Stephen,

Yes you are dead right, my original choice of train 5227 was only to give my wife an oportunity to experience 2A class rather than chair class. No other reason, however as you say your...
Forum: Indian Railways Nov 5th, 2010, 11:59
Replies: 14,198
Views: 2,916,439
Posted By philip007
Thumbs up Hi IM's. Can someone please help with a...

Hi IM's.

Can someone please help with a waitlist query ?

My wife and I both have a RLWL - 1 and RLWL - 2 waitlisted tickets from Bhubaneswar to Howrah Jn on 21 Jan at 06.32 in AC 2 class. Train...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Nov 5th, 2010, 11:49
Replies: 4
Views: 3,523
Posted By philip007
Yes Vandy, The Cashcard I refered to is...

Yes Vandy,

The Cashcard I refered to is exactly the same as the Travelex Cashcard you refered to.

Philip
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Nov 5th, 2010, 08:10
Replies: 4
Views: 3,523
Posted By philip007
Hi Rossi, After much thought on the same...

Hi Rossi,

After much thought on the same issue when I went to india for 2.5months last year, I did exactly the same as wonderwoman and for the same reasons she gave.

Please remember one thing....
Forum: Indian Railways Nov 3rd, 2010, 10:25
Replies: 9
Views: 2,811
Posted By philip007
K53 I have used clear trip about 10 times...

K53

I have used clear trip about 10 times without any problem although I have never experienced your problem of a long name.

When you use the ticket on the train you WILL be asked to produce...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Oct 28th, 2010, 08:17
Replies: 137
Views: 17,693
Posted By philip007
Hi prince, yes I agree with you. The...

Hi prince, yes I agree with you.

The fasination is just to witness this event, which is important to those involved.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Oct 28th, 2010, 05:24
Replies: 137
Views: 17,693
Posted By philip007
I am so sorry Nick-H, your view continue to worry...

I am so sorry Nick-H, your view continue to worry and puzzle me.

When you say:

"That something has been going on for a long time is an oft-given excuse for perpetuating it"

- you seem to...
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