India Journals

My Travels Through India

A travel journal to India by jaygami1986

The local Beach hut area Photo, Mumbai, India More Photos
Quote: This Journal will focus on my journey through India, Hopefully giving travel advise to anyone thinking of going to the places i have visited.

Mumbai

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Attraction | "My Time In Mumbai"

The local Beach hut area Photo, Mumbai, India
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History of Mumbai:Mumbai has a long lifeline of history spanning almost 500 years ago when the Portuguese came and established the city, then known as Bombay. However, when the British controlled India, this was later changed to Mumbai. The city created cottons, and steel during the American Civil War and after the 1970's experienced a huge shift in global investment and reconstruction, new buildings were being created and foreign countries were taking a great interest in this city. Hotel:Well Mumbai has hundred of hotels to offer, catering for the super rich, to the affordable to the very affordable, I had always asked my dad that we stay somewhere nice, because pa...Read More

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Goa

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Attraction | "Goa Review"

Goa Beach Photo, Goa, India
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History of Goa:Goa, located in the western region of India, is the smallest state in India, in terms of area, and forth smallest in terms of population. Goa's name was originally derived by the Portuguese who ruled it over 450 years ago, and translated means "Patch of tall grass". Although Goa's past can go back a thousand years, its most important period was during the late 1400's when Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer become the first foreigner to step foot their, and its Portuguese influence then made an ever lasting impact on the nation, with is religion, industrial architecture, sports and governing politics.My Hotel:Now there are so many hotels in Goa, lar...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 29, 2009