Mumbai is much more intense than Delhi. It’s India’s Manhattan: as a peninsula, its waters prevent a Delhi-like sprawl. So Mumbai has grown up instead of out.
Imagine the population density of Old Delhi multiplied across an entire city.
That’s Mumbai. You walk in the streets because every inch of sidewalk has been claimed for business. You ignore the speeding taxis.
Somehow they don’t hit you.
Mumbai abounds with elegant old buildings that have been swallowed by the pressures of the city…