Dharavi Slum

A Peek into Mumbai’s Dharavi Slum

Everything I knew about slums in Mumbai I learned from watching Slumdog Millionaire.

I expected tin roofed shacks patched together in a maze. I thought I wouldn’t be able to avoid stepping a piles of garbage and feces.

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Mumbai

Hello, Mumbai!

We sat watching the sun rise behind the Gateway to India arch on our first day in Mumbai (Bombay). Our overnight train from Panaji had arrived at 5 am and it would be several hours before we could get into our hotel room. The city of millions was just starting to wake.

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