Bird Watching at Sewri Jetty – Flamingos in Mumbai

Nature lovers and those complaining about Mumbai’s congestion have something to rejoice! Sewri – a neighbourhood towards South Mumbai, has a jetty cum dock which is home to thousands of Flamingo’s from November to March. These pink feathered beauties are migratory birds that come from Siberia to the mud flats in Sewri via the Rann of…

Gilbert Hill – To see or not to see

Located in the suburbs of Mumbai is a 65 million year old monolith monument called Gilbert Hill. Background: Gilbert Hill is as old as ‘The Age of the Reptiles’ dating 65 million years. It is made up of black basalt rock columns that were a result of molten lava that got squeezed from the Earth’s…

Banganga – Mumbai’s Mini Ganga

IMAGINE, a sacred place, a fairly large waterbody and concrete stairways (ghats) surrounding the waterbody in an overcrowded Mumbai city? Rituals and Mythology make way for what is today called “Banganga”, unbelievably located in the heart of Mumbai. If history is to be believed, Lord Rama and his brother Lakshman took rest here while on…