#mumbai

Scribbled down on November 26th, 2008 by she
Posted in Save Us From Evil, Where No Flan Has Gone Before

From Tweetsgiving to terrorism. So go the days of our lives.

This morning I woke up excited about the use of Twitter as a tool for advertising a charitable campaign. As the day wore on and news began to filter out of Mumbai, Twitter is once again proving it’s unique position in social media circles. News of the Mumbai attacks are reported to have begun surfacing on Twitter an hour before the first reports began appearing in mainstream media (such as CNN).

Having spent little time outside of work in Mumbai, I can’t begin to express how heartbroken I was when I learned of the latest attacks.  While I don’t have a close of an emotional (or personal) connection to Mumbai as I do with Bangalore or Manila, I can’t help but cry at the thought of the suffering and terror now gripping the city.

We didn’t stay at any of the hotels mentioned in the news, but we did take pictures of the Taj Mahal hotel when we were touring Mumbai and again when we were on our way to visit Elephanta.

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2 Responses to “#mumbai”

  1. It never ceases to amaze me at what this world is coming to. My prayers and thoughts are with everyone going through this tragedy.

  2. Nice post u have here :D Added to my RSS reader

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