Month: February 2015

Girgaon Chowpatty & Marine Drive

Mumbai is blessed with some beautiful beaches and Girgaon Chowpatty is one of them. What I like most about Marine drive and Girgaon Chowpatty, I get to watch beautiful sunset with thousands of other people. I had spent my numerous evenings with my close friends at Marine Drive, a beautiful boulevard along with a coast of Arabian Sea. Though, Marine drive and chowpatty are always heavily crowded, but I never get tired of visiting them. People come, sit and relax for hours. Local sellers offer chatai/mat to the visitors on charge of hours for the more comforting evening.There are a few food stalls nearby chowpatty. One can try street food/chat items like Panipuri, Pav bhaji, Bhelpuri, Ice creams etc. Girgaon Chowpatty get a quite attention during the time of Ganesh Chaturthi, a Hindu festival. The beach is famous for Ganesh visarjan in Mumbai, where people come to immerse the Ganesh idols in the sea. As per my Mission Mumbai 50 list, Girgaon Chowpatty and Marine Drive are the must see places in Mumbai. So, next …

Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2015 in Photos

The most awaited and famous art festival in Mumbai, Kala Ghoda Festival and luckily, this time as well, I got a chance to visit the Kala Ghoda Festival 2015. Back in 2012, I had visited Kala Ghoda Festival with a few of my friends. Both the times,the place was heavily crowded due to the popularity of the festival, but it was a fun and refreshing experience to see thousands of people and many events happening in one place at one time. Apart from Mumbai Marathon, Kala Ghoda Festival is one of the popular events in Mumbai and it has gained a quite attention among the mumbaikars as well as the world tourists. Well, Mumbaikars do not need any introduction of what Kala Ghoda Festival is, but for others here is a bit info of the Kala Ghoda Festival. Kala Ghoda Art Festival is an annual art festival organized by Kala Ghoda Association in Kala Ghoda area of Mumbai. It mainly includes events of art, street acts, design & architecture, music, street stalls,food, culture, technology,visual art and heritage walk etc. …

My Facebook Page

My Facebook Page

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