Thursday, October 27, 2016

Stray pack

A pack of strays lounging by the sea side outside the Bandra fort.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Our world

An entrance to the Bandra fort. This was built in 1640 by the Portugese as a watchtower overlooking Mahim Bay, the Arabian Sea and the southern island of Mahim. The strategic value of the fort was enhanced in 1661 after the Portuguese ceded the seven islands of Bombay that lay to the immediate south of Bandra to the British. The name indicates its origin as a place where fresh water was available in the form of a fountain ("Aguada") for Portuguese ships cruising the coasts in the initial period of Portuguese presence.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Monochrome mania

Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island or Gharapuri (the city of caves) in the Arabian sea, 10 kilometres to the east of Gateway of India in Mumbai

These rock cut caves have been dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries and are hewn from solid basalt rock. These caves have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016


During peak hours one has to crossover from one boat to another to step on land while going to Elephanta caves in Mumbai.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Lean traffic

Lean traffic on a Sunday morning on one of the busiest junctions of Mumbai in Kala Nagar.