When I landed in Mumbai on the 11th of March 2015, I craved to venture beyond its frontiers and dreamed to fill my luggage with stories from across cities. My longing to venture wider around the majestic continent grew beyond my desire to feel Mumbai and Pune. But my train journey ripped apart my preconceived … Continue reading The revelation of a train journey
On the morning of March 12th, I headed to the railway station to catch a train at Dadar. With my ticket in hand, I walked to the advised platform and keenly looked for a place to rest. The platform was crowded; more crowded than I anticipated. I learned that the train would delay to arrive. … Continue reading The conversation at Dadar Railway Station
I walked around in Mumbai, smelled the distinctive scent of the place, gazed at the hustle and bustle of the city without barely blinking my eyes and marveled at the colors around me. The scorching sun and its overwhelming heat failed to move me on that day, for the curiosity in my eyes grew deeper … Continue reading Rickshaw, Stop!
The craving to take the road less traveled to, emerged from my passion to bring stories few have to narrate. Having soaked myself into the umpteen cultures around the vast African continent for the past four years, I felt the divine call to lose myself again but this time, the destination was different – India. … Continue reading Hello Mumbai