Ducks n Geese, Jawahar Village

Jawhar In Photos

Inspired by Rushikesh’s post on long drives that one can enjoy this monsoon, I’m sharing some photos from my trip to Jawhar (or Jawahar). I visited Jawahar in the summer last year and though it wasn’t lush and green, it was still interesting and memorable. The drive was smooth, thanks to good roads. There some some dhabas...


Roadside Waterfalls, Bhandardara

Monsoon Travel: Driving Through The Sahyadris

The Western Ghats occupy a special place for the coastal folk of western India. They are responsible for the fantastic monsoons that we experience. The ghats act as barriers to the heavily pregnant clouds that drift from the south west which eventually give in and we are blessed with rainfall. This climatic condition has greatly...

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Auto Rickshaws, Mumbai

The Rickshaw: A Microcosm Of Modern India

Yesterday, a bus ran over my phone. When you are 6’2”, one of life’s most pressing concerns is how to get comfortable in the backseat of an auto rickshaw. Do you fold up, spread out, or hit your head? It’s situational. If you’re in spread mode (a common favourite) stretch impeders (wallets, cigarettes, mobile phone)...


Children cycling by the sea on Kashid beach

Weekend Getaway: Kashid calling !

It’s never too late for a getaway, whether for a day or a weekend! So I’m back with a recommendation! Tucked between Alibag and Murud Janjira is the quiet and quaint beach town of Kashid.  Just 135 kms away from our buzzing city, this tranquil North Konkan beach is perfect for both day trips and...