Category Archives: fort

Che: Alive…

Usually the graffiti on the walls of Mumbai are eyesores. But this one somewhere in Fort was a pleasure to see…

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Candy Shops for Bibliophiles 3

After the initial post on bibliophilia [here], and book shops in Nagpur [here] and Pune [here] we now come to the third in this series. The city of Mumbai [formerly known as Bombay] . There is too much to write … Continue reading

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Flamingos!!

Flamingos are a genus of migratory birds which come to India in the summer. The classification is as given under [from Wikipedia]: Kingdom : Animalia Phylum : Chordata Class : Aves Order: Phoenicopteriformes [Furbringer, 1888] Family : Phoeniconteridae [Bonaparte, 1831] … Continue reading

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Vasai and Arnala

The Aim: To Do Vasai [Bassien] and Arnala Forts in one single trip. The day finally came when the planned trip to Vasai fort had been finalised. This fort was long overdue. Maybe from last 4-5 years. Finally the party … Continue reading

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