Day: 4 June 2012


Crossing Tracks

Map of Mumbai city district and Mumbai suburban district, with major roads, railways and water bodies. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Railways are Mumbai‘s lifeline . Running from North to South and from West to East, literally thousands of people use this mode of transport everyday. I have not used the train very much ( the …


Monday Ramblings

A Living Calendar Bhaji Gully like many Indian Markets is a live calendar. Apart from the different vegetable and fruit that signal different seasons, I often find various objects that herald the celebration  different Hindu festivals. For instance at around Ganpati time, the market is flooded with red hibiscus and Balsam flowers, Banana leaves and …