The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

We went to the Kanheri caves in the end of the monsoon last year and I found it the best time to visit - not only the rock-cut Buddhist monuments were impressive, but their splendor was complemented by the lush greenery around. Looking at the vastness of green, it was hard to believe this endless ...read more »

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 in Mumbai I knew that visiting this place would be an interesting expereince. Firstly, an old British cemetery is bound to be beautiful and tranquil – I’ve got this idea from countless classical novels and BBC adaptation. Besides, I’ve already visited St. Thomas Cathedral and was ...read more »

My cultural shock: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

My cultural shock: Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

I’ve always loved museums and to be honest, I expected to find much more of them in a multifaceted city like Mumbai. However, I’ve discovered only two so far – the glorious Prince of Wales Museum (actually, now it’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, but I will never be able to pronounce that:) ), and ...read more »