On way to the Sewri jetty, located at the eastern edge of South Mumbai. Flamingos and other migratory birds, arriving from Gujarat, are usually spotted here during the second half of the year. Beholding the sea... Inside the 17th century Sewri fort built by the British as a watch tower.
The Maharashtra Nature Park, more popular by the name of Mahim Nature Park, is a modern-day achievement of a landfill site transformed into a green haven. As you follow the meandering trails of this mildly dense forest, you wonder if an animal is lurking behind those tree barks. There are various kinds of reptiles in … Continue reading The fragile wilderness of Maharashtra Nature Park
Alibag, famous for its scenic beaches and sprawling properties of the rich, is also a holiday destination for art and culture aficionados, besides being a weekend respite for Mumbai residents.
The Garden, adjacent to the Victorian-style Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Musuem in Byculla area, also has a zoo, a Sufi dargah or shrine, and some quaint spots to escape the overwhelming city humdrum. The best time to visit is, of course, during the monsoon season.