Maharashtra

Dance of the Fireflies
Trekking, India, Maharashtra

Dance of the Fireflies

“You would not believe your eyes, If ten million fireflies, Lit up the world as I fell asleep…”. The lyrics from the popular Owl Cities song “Fireflies” were stuck in my head as I saw the path lit by fireflies in the moonlight. Every year, in the weeks before the onset of the […]

5 “Hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you never knew existed
Art, Cities, Maharashtra

5 “Hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you never knew existed

On the occasion of International Museum Day, take a look at 05 “hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you probably never heard about For most Mumbaikars, the word “museum” is synonymous with the venerable Prince Of Wales Museum (or the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya as it is known now). But Mumbai has […]

The Great Holi Drive to Tarkarli
Travel, India, Beaches, Maharashtra

The Great Holi Drive to Tarkarli

We booked our car at midnight. And we were leaving at 05:00 am that very day. With no plan in mind and just a general destination – the golden beaches of Tarkarli, in Malvan. It promised to be an epic road trip. I’ll be the first to admit that I […]

The Jumping Indian Gazelle
Wildlife, Adventure, India, Maharashtra

The Jumping Indian Gazelle

Our bus moved through the scrub land forest. We were peering out of the windows, searching for a glimpse of any wildlife. Suddenly, we spotted a beautiful Chinkara, or Indian Gazelle, peacefully sitting in the grass. Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a small getaway about 70 km from Pune, located in […]

Climbing Maharashtra’s Tallest Peak
Trekking, India, Maharashtra

Climbing Maharashtra’s Tallest Peak

It was 06 AM. We were huddled at the top of the highest peak in Sahyadri mountain range, shivering in the cold, our teeth chattering during the long wait for sunrise. It didn’t look like we’d make it. Kalsubai has always eluded me. Somehow, every time I have put together […]