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
Located in the leafy cantonment area of south Mumbai, this 19th century Gothic structure, popularly called the Afghan Church, was built as a memorial to the British and Indian soldiers who died during the First Anglo-Afghan War.
How do you escape the non-stop movement of a metropolis like Mumbai, while living in it? Well, finish that Sunday brunch of yours and head out to Dadar’s verdant Parsi colony area for a countryside-like experience, ironically, in the centre of Mumbai city. Dotted with tree-lined pavements, the colony is more than a hundred years … Continue reading A photo-walk through Dadar’s Parsi colony in Mumbai
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.
Located in Alibag, the Pandurang Karmarkar museum showcases sculptures of famous and common people, in different moods and garbs.
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.