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January 3 2019: Arrive Mumbai India

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January 3 2019: Arrive Mumbai India

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the primary international airport in Mumbai India.  The Airport’s IATA code – “BOM”, is derived from Bombay, Mumbai’s former name.  The airport is South Asia’s second busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic and the busiest airport in India in terms of international passenger traffic and the second busiest in terms of overall passenger traffic.   Upon arrival at Chhatrapati Shivajit, you will proceed to immigration, customs clearance and luggage collection. Continue to the exit where you will be met and transferred to The Waterstone Hotel, check-in after 2:00 pm. Before dinner you have the...

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January 4: Mumbai / Pune / Kolhapur

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January 4: Mumbai / Pune / Kolhapur

Buffet breakfast at the Waterstone Hotel and then the group will check-out and board the bus for the Mani Bhavan.   Visit Mani Bhavan: Bapu’s transit home in Mumbai.  Mani Bhavan a simple old-style, two storied building on Laburnum Road, Mumbai. Whenever Gandhi was in Mumbai, between 1917 to 1934, he stayed at this home which is now converted into the museum and an adjacent research center. In   1955 Mani Bhavan was dedicated as a memorial to Gandhi and to the very important activities of great significance he initiated from that place.  Mani Bhavan is recognized as a Research Institute preparing students for Ph.D. degree in Gandhian Thought and Rural Development by...

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January 5: Kolhapur AVANI

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January 5: Kolhapur AVANI

Upon arrival at the Kolhapur Citrus Hotel, check in and enjoy a breakfast buffet. Today, you will visit various migrant workers’ camps; see brickyard sites and learn of the issues relating to child labor. After discontinuing child labor practices at the brickyard sites, AVANI has established teaching locations for the children where students convene in makeshift tent schools.  After lunch, visit the site for the AVANI Residential School Gandhi Center for Learning.   AVANI is a small and extremely devoted team directed by Anuradha Bhosale, determined to wipe out child labor in the brickyard work sites near Kolhapur, India. Nomadic families migrate to these brickyards for...

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