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.
Marine Drive, South Mumbai Marine Drive, South Mumbai Cuffe Parade Garden, South Mumbai Cuffe Parade Garden, South Mumbai Worli Seaface, one of the seven islands of Mumbai Cuffe Parade reclamation area Cuffe Parade Garden, South Mumbai Cuffe Parade Garden, South Mumbai Mumbai Fort area, built by the British; also a business district hosting large institutions … Continue reading Mumbai Through My Eyes
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.
A new art exhibition in Mumbai explores the circular journeys of migrant families between the city and their villages in Maharashtra’s Konkan region.
Yeah, that’s what I did – nothing; I slept like an infant, ate like a wolf and trekked with wanderlust. Nestled in oak and pine forests, Barog is a pristine hill station on the Kalka-Shimla highway. It’s about half-an-hour drive from Kasauli, another short holiday destination. Did you know a British engineer, whose name was … Continue reading When in Barog hill station, do nothing
Jaipur's Diggi Palace, an erstwhile 19th century residence of a royal family, has been an unrelenting host to the city's famous literary festival for years. If you had the time, like I did, to look away from the discussions about books and writing, the "star" authors and the melee of visitors, the palace has a … Continue reading Photo Album – Beyond books, Jaipur’s Diggi Palace
On the last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), before dawn broke I woke up to the sound of prayer from the nearby mosque. The muezzin’s deep voice made its way to my hotel courtyard, its corridor and finally into my room. I woke up, turned on the light and VS Naipaul’s photo on … Continue reading Notes from the Jaipur Literature Festival