Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to God Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour. It consists of Shaivite caves and a few Buddhist stupa mounds. The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures cut from solid basalt rock. Except for a few exceptions, much of the artwork is defaced and damaged. The carvings narrate… Read More ELEPHANTA CAVES: WITHOUT THE ELEPHANT
A vast endless stretch of glimmering sand, splashes of salty water breaching its boundary and touching you, tranquil sky and a setting sun painting the evening sky in hues of orange and blue, darkness slowly creeping in, paving way for the soulful moon! Doesn’t the idea of being there and watching it happen excite you?… Read More EXPLORING THE BEACHES OF MUMBAI
Mumbai, the glamorous metropolis of India, one of the costliest cities in the world and many more such title holder. Mumbai houses some of the richest people of India, Mumbai has all the high street brands across the world, the streets here are regularly strutted by the swankiest cars; move your eyes in a 360… Read More MUMBAI THROUGH MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES
When you are done with visiting the many charms of Mumbai, the famous Marine Drive or Juhu or Bandra or the Museums or the world class malls and boutiques, you have already unwinded yourself, made friends with the city and its glittering nights; do take a day to plan a trip to Sanjay Gandhi National… Read More TRAVELOGUE TO KANHERI CAVES, A JEWEL IN MUMBAI
The rhythmic splash of the Arabian waters, The boundless dark horizon, The calm in my mind, The storm in my words, Oh Mumbai… How I have fallen for you… With each passing night ! The bejeweled Marine drive, Steers my soul every night, The unknown faces walking by Or the calm sea waving thy, The… Read More Girl in the city of dreams
The morning starts with repacking, readjusting and reshuffling everything I had packed into my luggage. This is the 13th time I am doing this since last two days. I had just booked ticket for another vacation. The last one for this year. The city of dreams is what they call it; Amchi Mumbai. Meanwhile… Read More The Last Bumpy Flight !