A visit to the Sewri Christian Cemetery in Mumbai

A visit to the Sewri Christian Cemetery in Mumbai

The moment I heard of the Sewri Christian Cemetery I knew it would be interesting to visit this place. Firstly, an old British cemetery is bound to be beautiful and tranquil – the idea I’ve got from countless classical novels and BBC adaptation. Besides, I’ve already visited St. Thomas Cathedral and was heavily influenced by ...read more »

Wordless Wednesday: An exquisite colonial Building in Mumbai

Wordless Wednesday: An exquisite colonial Building in Mumbai

One more addition to my treasury of architectural jewels. The other days I was wandering along the streets of Mumbai with my humble little camera and happened to discover this old colonial building. What a reward for getting up so early in the morning 🙂 Its splendor is self explanatory, so no more words! It's ...read more »

Sanjay Gandhi National Park – what to expect?

Sanjay Gandhi National Park – what to expect?

Sanjay Gandhi National Park, or Borivali Park, is a huge protected area located within the limits of Mumbai around 40 km to the north from its center. And yes, if I did a better research instead of complaining about the lack of big, shady, forest-like parks in Mumbai, I would have visited this place years ...read more »

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

After all my complaints about lack of museums in Mumbai I discovered there was one I hadn’t visited. Ironically, it’s situated in the very building I admire so much (and with countless photos of which I’ve made my Facebook followers sick) - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, former Victoria Terminus. In my defence, the museum is not ...read more »

Why do they bring tourists to the Hanging Gardens of Mumbai

Why do they bring tourists to the Hanging Gardens of Mumbai

The Hanging Gardens of Mumbai is included in many guides and is usually a part of a standard tour around the city. However, every time I visit it I see some puzzled tourists with a "why did they take us here?" face expression. The park was laid out in the end of the 19th century over ...read more »

Flowers of the Hanging Gardens (Mumbai)

Flowers of the Hanging Gardens (Mumbai)

The other days it was my 8th wedding anniversary (still can't believe this happened to me :)), and what can be a better way to celebrate than a day out? Early in  the morning we caught a train to Chatrapati Shivaju Terminus, walked to the India Gate to see the sunrise, and then took a ...read more »