Category: Mumbai Diaries

Powai Sarvajanin Durgotsav

Heart filled with anticipation, we manoeuvre towards the entrance. Cars jostle for parking space, dhoti-clad men and alluring women draped in Devdas-style sarees sashay gracefully in and out, halogens radiating their perfectly decorated faces. It’s the ninth and last night of Navratri, the night before Dussehra and my last chance to experience the much revered Sarvajanik Durgotsav – Public Celebration…

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Big Nite 2014 at Essel World

India’s largest New Year Bash!!! and we were most happy to be a part of it 🙂 Essel World, the ginormous amusement park that’s been regaling us Mumbai-ites for more than 2 decades. It is in fact our very own little Disneyland of sorts and we take great pride in talking about it. Built on an island called…

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Lord For Sale

Since when did they start selling Ganesh idols in supermarkets? Whats gotten into the minds of people these days? Its really heart-wrenching. Now the Gods come with an attached price-tag, may be even an offer, sitting in the the midst of that commotion just like any other commodity, waiting for someone to pick them up. Am…

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Famous Eating Haunts

I always love making things easy for myself and everyone. We normally have a habit of digging a well when thirsty… Me, on weekends for example… I reach out to all possible sites to search for restaurant and the reviews weekends delicious. Thanks to Google and Justdial for making our lives so easy. I owe…

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Mumbai Metro – A Joyride

Mumbai Metro is the talk of the town these days. Built to reduce traffic congestion in this severely over-crowded city, it also supplements the existing railway line. The Mumbai Metro has become a pride of all us Mumbaikars. The system began its operations from 8th June. 3 weeks and I was yet to experience this…

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APMC Market, Navi Mumbai

Come summers and I await the arrival of the king of fruits – The Alphonso Mango. When I say Alphonso, I mean the authentic Alphonso with that saffrony juicy flesh and that particular thin skin… This fruit definitely has something about it. A king has its own aura and so does the Alphonso. Aura is directly proportional to price…

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