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Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 8th, 2017, 01:13
Replies: 11
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Posted By greenears
Thanks for the suggestions Aarosh. So seems like...

Thanks for the suggestions Aarosh. So seems like the thing to do is to pick a spot either north or south of Alibag but not Alibag itself. I am definitely looking for quiet.

By big city I meant...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 20th, 2017, 03:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By greenears
Thanks for the replies so far. What do people...

Thanks for the replies so far. What do people think of Kihim/Alibag (in January) ? I would like to be able to do a few 1-night trips to the big city while being based on the coast (i.e. leave morning...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Nov 8th, 2017, 02:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By greenears
Quiet contemplative coastal spot train-ride from Mumbai

Dear friends,

Happy to be back posting on Indiamike after quite a while - I'm one of those people living away from India, but now very happy to have the chance again after many years to spend a...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 19th, 2015, 12:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By greenears
Thanks Aarosh.

Thanks Aarosh.
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 19th, 2015, 12:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,099
Posted By greenears
Thanks Aarosh

Thanks Aarosh
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 19th, 2015, 10:21
Replies: 330
Views: 190,981
Posted By greenears
Hello, Is the prepaid cab still the...

Hello,

Is the prepaid cab still the cheapest option from domestic airport? Or can ola or uber be engaged?
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 18th, 2015, 10:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By greenears
Mandwa - Murud route. Things to see?

I was thinking of taking the ferry from Gateway of India to Mandwa, and then taking the bus route down to Murud, stopping along the way. The places I have identified so far where I can stop are:
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Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Dec 18th, 2015, 09:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,099
Posted By greenears
One day treks around Mumbai

I have a (sun)day free in Mumbai and I would like to do a one-day trek nearby. Someone suggested Kanheri Caves inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park already - but also mentioned it would be fairly...
Forum: Marriage related Visa Questions Nov 4th, 2015, 04:37
Replies: 14
Views: 3,077
Posted By greenears
Thank you, JuliaF, NickH and Rasika. ...

Thank you, JuliaF, NickH and Rasika.

Haven't been on the forum in ages.

For the record, Part 2 of the process at the Indian High Commission was much simpler.

We had published the "Notice...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jul 25th, 2015, 05:55
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
Masala zone is a good call... Good dependable...

Masala zone is a good call... Good dependable food... Nice decor...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jul 24th, 2015, 04:39
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
A couple of good options in the West End after...

A couple of good options in the West End after the concert are Sagar (veg) and Chettinad (nonveg) on Percy street, just off Tottenham Court Road. I have tried both recently and can highly recommend...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jul 6th, 2015, 05:45
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
Hey folks, Sorry for being dense, but is...

Hey folks,

Sorry for being dense, but is there a meetup coming up in London?! If so when and where?! I haven't been able to log on a lot recently but I would like to come to this... Reading the...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jun 17th, 2015, 04:39
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
Am I too late to the party? Can do the 25th July...

Am I too late to the party? Can do the 25th July :)
Forum: Electronics in India Mar 26th, 2015, 05:02
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By greenears
On ebay.in it sells for Rs.69. Search for...

On ebay.in it sells for Rs.69. Search for "headphone splitter".
Forum: Marriage related Visa Questions Mar 7th, 2015, 03:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By greenears
Huevon, it could all go to plan within your dates...

Huevon, it could all go to plan within your dates but it does seem very rushed. We were in a very similar situation last December - in India for just about 30 days and trying to get this done. I went...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Mar 7th, 2015, 03:35
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
Thanks for the heads up on the photo exhibition...

Thanks for the heads up on the photo exhibition and the fabric collection. I enjoyed going to the MF Husain room last year with golghar and yourself, would be good to do repeats of that! The India...
Forum: Marriage related Visa Questions Mar 2nd, 2015, 21:30
Replies: 14
Views: 3,077
Posted By greenears
Part 1: Notice of Intended Marriage (High Commission of India London)

So today we registered our "intent to marry" at the HCI London. While the matter had to go up to the Consul Officer as the junior and reception staff had never done this procedure before, we found...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Feb 21st, 2015, 22:54
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
Thanks Rasika! Have just picked up tickets for...

Thanks Rasika! Have just picked up tickets for that one as well...

Anyone else, feel free :) Looks like a meetup already
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Feb 18th, 2015, 05:13
Replies: 1,836
Views: 202,180
Posted By greenears
Is it too early to talk about the next one?

Is it too early to talk about the next one?
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Feb 10th, 2015, 21:33
Replies: 30
Views: 8,049
Posted By greenears
Interestingly a driver I spoke to in Chennai told...

Interestingly a driver I spoke to in Chennai told me they were paid a minimum of Rs.150 per ride, even though the Chennai base fare is Rs.100 for 5 km.

Drivers receive a 3 hour training session...
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Feb 6th, 2015, 21:40
Replies: 30
Views: 8,049
Posted By greenears
DOn't think so, check their website to be sure....

DOn't think so, check their website to be sure. To be fair I didn't take an Ola mini at night.
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Feb 6th, 2015, 21:32
Replies: 30
Views: 8,049
Posted By greenears
Found the availability of Ola Mini in Chennai...

Found the availability of Ola Mini in Chennai extremely good this time. Tracking the cab on the map as its on its way to you is quite a bonus.
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Feb 6th, 2015, 21:28
Replies: 0
Views: 1,114
Posted By greenears
Half-price booze 6pm to 8pm every day at the Park Hyatt in Guindy

Lovely pool- and hill-facing lounge space inside. In december and january it is nice and cool to sit poolside and sip on a beer or two. Until 8pm it is half-price which makes the beer (better quality...
Forum: Chennai (Madras) Feb 6th, 2015, 21:22
Replies: 65
Views: 16,098
Posted By greenears
Used this a couple of times in Chennai last...

Used this a couple of times in Chennai last month, and the service was always prompt and courteous. It was especially useful when I was stuck on a hard-to-access road near Raj Bhavan past 9.30pm....
Forum: Marriage related Visa Questions Jan 19th, 2015, 21:46
Replies: 14
Views: 3,077
Posted By greenears
Fantastic, thanks so much for taking the time to...

Fantastic, thanks so much for taking the time to post. I will update this thread about how it goes. Thanks.
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