Tungareshwar trek

Tungareshwar wildlife sanctuary is a high endurance trek near Mumbai (Vasai). In this post I would like to describe the details of the tungareshwar forest trek. The trek is about 18 km long, which can be conveniently divided into 3 parts. The first part of the trek is till the Shiva temple (4 km), the […]

World T20 Cricket World Cup 2016

From tomorrow i.e 15th March 2016 the T20 world cup 2016 is going to start in India, though the qualifying round to main event started a week ago with Bangladesh and Afghanistan making to the top 10 teams playing for the cup. India is a place where cricket cuts across all the socio-economic backgrounds, so […]

Gharapuri Caves or Elephanta caves near Mumbai

  Gharapuri Caves or as popularly known as Elephanta Caves are ancient Hindu caves located near Mumbai. They are located on the Gharapuri island which is 10km from the shore of Mumbai, one needs to take a ferry to goto the caves. The are 5 caves which belong to the God Shiva.   Cave number […]

Kanheri caves – Ancient treasure inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP)

Timings : 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Entrance Fee : Rs 5 for Indian national, additional cost for photography. Best time to visit : Winter months (Nov-Feb) Kanheri caves which are ancient Buddhist caves are located deep inside the Borivali National Park / Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and are approximately 6 km inside from […]

Global Vipassana Pagoda, Gorai, Mumbai

Global Vipassana Pagoda is the largest free-standing stone dome pagoda in world, located in Gorai Mumbai. The tallest point of the structure is at 96.12 meters. The pagoda is a copy of Myanmar pagoda named Shwedagon Pagoda. Inside the massive dome there is meditation centre. There is also a smaller meditation centre open to public […]