Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Simple facts...

As I'm starting to get sleepy, I was just reading through some facts about Mumbai, India...(which of course is my next destination) and now I'm alarmingly awake.

There's some really staggering things about Mumbai, like the crazy amounts of people, slum life and street people, extreme poverty and extreme wealth living next door to one another, but the most hard hitting one I've read so far is this:

*Breathing the air in Mumbai, India for just ONE DAY, is equivalent to smoking 2.5 packs of cigarettes.

WHAT?! All I can say is - Lord, protect my lungs!

The song with the phrase "this is the air I breathe" comes to mind, and not in a nice way.

30 days x 2.5 = 75

75 PACKETS OF SMOKES is what my lungs will endure in the month that I'm there. Now I'm REALLY glad I'm not a smoker!

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