Month: August 2013

Posted on: August 25, 2013 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Wandering Through Bombay–5: Bandstand and Bandra Fort

Bandra (West), as everyone knows, is one of the posh neighborhood of Bombay and one of the most expensive suburb, also the first one out from the Island city. Also I haven’t seen so many churches conglomerated at one place anywhere in India but in Bandra. That’s the speciality of …

Posted on: August 10, 2013 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Wandering Through Bombay–4: Dadar Flower Market

Dadar Phool Gully, also called Dadar Flower Market, is Bombay’s biggest, and perhaps the only wholesale flower market. This market comes alive at 4 in the morning when truckloads of flowers from all across Maharashtra and neighboring states are unloaded here to be literally swallowed by Bombay, hence by 10 …

Posted on: August 4, 2013 Posted by: Kunal Comments: 0

Wandering Through Bombay–3: Dhobi Ghat

Just off the Mahalaxmi train station is situated Bombay’s largest open air laundry. Called Dhobi Ghat, also made popular by the critically acclaimed (and one of my favorite) movie by the same name. Every day dirty linen from all across the city is brought here to be washed by hundreds …