With 3 Bikram Yoga 30 Day Challenges completed (90 days continuous yoga), I find myself in another country starting all over again. Huzzah only 9 more challenges to go! It’s bewildering to think I’m a quarter of the way through my journey already and yet I feel it’s all going too fast! 30 days may […]
Problems in Australia? You have no idea!
As my final days in Mumbai close in fast I seem to be zipping around in rickshaws saying goodbye, attending class or trying to find the elusive wifi cafe that’s never where you’re told it is. Hot tip: The Bagel Shop, Pali Hills, Bandra was only one I could find. Wherever I was going, whatever […]
Chor Bazaar aka Thieves Market
The saying goes “If you lose anything in Mumbai, you’ll find it at Chor Bazaar”. We hadn’t lost anything but thought it worth a look, especially with such an intriguing name. The market is huge covering several blocks and apparently offering everything from mobile phones to mutton chops. We found ourselves lost amongst the hub […]
Manori Island Getaway
After a few weeks of the hustle and bustle of Mumbai life, Akhil promised us a little getaway with his extended family to Manori Island. To get there we zig zagged on rickshaw through the quaint Versova Fishing Village, caught a ferry to Madh Island then set off on a mostly airborne bus ride to […]
Over the hump!
Since arriving in Mumbai my classes have been down or sideways with the occasional up day. It’s been the most challenging challenge so far but I’m still managing some breakthroughs! A few days ago in class, (Bikram Yoga teacher/manager at Mumbai) urged me to reach down and grab my heals in Ustrasana (Camel Pose), something […]