What I liked: Once I realised that a smile and a hello went a long way here – people were amazingly friendly and compassionate towards each other.
What I didn’t like: The rubbish and the smell – sometimes it was just a bit too much. The noise was a close second, but I did end up getting used to that.
What I wish I had known before I got there: To turn Roaming on before I left Australia. Internet is hard to come by – you can’t just buy a SIM card, and wifi tends to be restricted to people with Indian phone numbers.
Best hack: UBER is awesome! They turn up almost instantaneously, are cheaper than taxis and autos (rickshaws), and you can use the app to break through the language barrier
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