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Bollywood calls

but we're asleep

On the way back from the internet cafe yesterday, we were approached by a scout from one of the Mumbai film studios asking if we'd like to appear as an extra in a Bollywood film - apparently they're always on the lookout for people from the west. Of course we both said yes - and arranged to meet the scout at 8am the following morning.

As I mentioned earlier, the new hotel we're in is pretty crappy; and neither Tab or I fell asleep until about 6:30am, meaning we slept through the alarm and missed our big chance. I guess the pivotal role of 'man in swimming pool' is being played by someone else.

We think we've worked out a route - we're leaving here tomorrow night for Ahmedabad. It's an 8 hour overnight train journey, leaving from Mumbai central at about 10pm. From here, we're going onto Udaipur, a nice town of about 300,000 people before heading up to Jaipur, Agra and then Delhi where we fly on to Bangkok.

Tabi's set up her blog here http://tabi.travellerspoint.com

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Posted by roblist 03:43 Archived in India

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Hi Rob,
They probebly wouldn't have given you the privilede part of 'man in the swimming pool' anyway! So you don't need to worry!!! But I'd be sooo disapointed if I were Tabbi-she'd have got it !!!

by meryl

It would have shown a remarkable lack of observatory powers if they gave the part of 'man in swimming pool' to Tabi ;-)
Nice to hear from you.

by roblist

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