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Talk:Two days in Mumbai

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should we make it 3 days and include elephanta, powai and alibag on the 3rd day?? --Upamanyuwikitravel 06:23, 13 February 2007 (EST)

Eicher Map

Hey ravikaran, the eicher city map costs 30 bucks, not 250. Only the atlas version (with separate pages for different neighborhoods) is 250. I'm letting it remain for the time being, but will change it once the price is confirmed. If you have it at home, I'll take your word for it. Upamanyuwikitravel 06:28, 13 February 2007 (EST)

My mistake, but is the 30 rupee map useful? Can you navigate the city using it? I haven't seen it so I don't know. — Ravikiran 07:09, 13 February 2007 (EST)
well, it is not as good as the 250 rupee one but is good enough. i used it to find my way around bombay when i first arrived there. i lived there for a year, it was an awesome place, and now i'm stuck up in delhi (sigh!!!). — Upamanyuwikitravel 07:12, 13 February 2007 (EST)

Not a guide. Usable

Upamanyu, I downgraded this from guide to usable, as I am not completely comfortable with the article. I have changed some things, but not all of them.

  • It suggests eating bhel puris and vada pav in the morning. Who does that? Then it suggests another plate in the evening. Also, is pastries at coffee day really the best we can suggest to a visitor to Mumbai? And why are we suggesting idlis and dosas for dinner?
  • It suggests strolling on Marine drive in the afternoon. Why do that when the best time to see it is after sunset? And it suggests going to the Prince of Wales museum just before closing and then recommends that you hurry. Isn't it a better idea to suggest the indoor options during the day and outdoor stuff during the evening?
  • Day 2 morning is weird. What's there to see around Bombay central? The only place I know of is some place you shouldn't be visiting at your age ;)
  • The whole itinerary does not really work as an itinerary. I don't think I can print it out and confidently follow it.

Ravikiran 08:42, 13 February 2007 (EST)