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So long, farewell!

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As we prepared our home for the demolition gang, completed last-minute shopping, we struggled with the internet… Yes… living in Mumbai you cannot rely on having one internet alone!

You would think having easy access to four options (yeah that’s 1..2..3..4…) would be enough:

  • My so-called ‘high speed’ internet has been down for two days and counting…
  • My partner’s slow but steady MTNL internet was sorta kinda working but now has gone from barely functioning to not…
  • Our recently re-charged data card isn’t compatible with my MacBook Air…
  • So I’m on my back-up to the back-up to the back-up… using my phone as a ‘hot spot’… however the signal keeps dashing off leaving me intermittently ‘high and dry’ as the city drowns in monsoon floods

Because ultimately the monsoon is the real culprit in this equation. And the poor drainage conditions in this city that leads to regular flooding, damaging cable connections and more.

I’m not sure how often I will post over the coming weeks while we trot around the globe to London, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto and back to London… so quick before I lose this precious connection… ciao for now and catch you in a bit!

Looking to London, then Van-Groovy... then Winterpeg... T.O. and back to Big Ben!

Looking to London, then Van-Groovy… then Winterpeg… T.O. and back to Big Ben!

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5 Comments

  1. Kathi Repka says:

    Have a wonderful and safe trip!

  2. Have a great trip!
    Alison

  3. NancyTex says:

    Have a wonderful trip!

  4. Hubby just got slammed with a €40+ bill for using his phone as a hot spot – and is cut off from data for the rest of the month! This in Ireland…not so much ‘first world’, eh? Sorry all your backups needed a backup!

    • Sheesh!! That’s nutso?!

      Must say… this dependable high speed internet in Vancouver (where we are now) is something I could happily become accustomed to!! 🙂

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