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Maharashtra

  • Maachli

    Most people would associate the term ‘Maachli‘ with fish. It was on a nature walk on a bright morning that Prathamesh, our host at Maachli (an intimate and breathtakingly beautiful home…

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    Hilton Shillim – Waking Up To Bird Song

    The chirp of the red vented bulbul drifted in loud and clear, followed by a faint echo, as the bird probably flew into the distance. Then there was deep silence broken…

  • Life in Velas – A Photo Essay

    As I walked through winding pathways, past deserted doorways I stop and marvel at how beautiful seemingly unkempt houses can be. A riot of colors, striking motifs and a sense of…

  • A Chance Encounter with the Rare Karvy Flower…

    Our one day trek up to Tikona fort was a fun Sunday spent outdoors. What made it really special (and we found out later, when I happened to chance upon a…

  • Karpe Wadi – a weekend getaway from Mumbai

    One lucky man bought three acres of land located right on Nagaon beach in Raigad district for a song in the 80s, and then decided to share it with people like…

  • A Visit to Chor Bazaar

    Chor Bazaar for me was a beautiful silver framed mirror that hung against a bright green wall in my sister’s apartment in Bangalore. My first reaction to the name was ‘is…