18th April was declared by UNESCO as the ‘International Day for Monuments and Sites’ in 1983. Also know as the ‘World Heritage Day’, the aim of UNESCO is to create public awareness about the monuments and sites and the necessity to conserve, protect and restore them. It is not limited to the sites listed by UNESCO but concerns all cultural heritage monuments, places and landscapes of international, national and local significance.
The Aarey trail is one of the best destinations to cycle in the city of Mumbai. The tiny village is often called as the ‘Aarey Milk Colony’. Milk plants with innumerable cattle’s grazing in the open fields has given a natural identity to this place. The area has a dense green cover and makes it one of the most preferred places for morning activities after the adjacent Sanjay Gandhi National Park. A popular choice for fitness enthusiast and nature lovers, Aarey also attracts visitors because of Filmcity and Chota Kashmir (Chota means small).
“In photography, there is reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality”
– Alfred Stieglitz
A scenic sight of towering and strong mountains standing together, alternately positioned and offering clear views of the distant spaces. The rise of the sun firing up it’s beaming rays effortlessly kissing the surface of the earth, rejuvenating every biodiversity that comes along its way. Continue reading “A PICTURE HAS A STORY TO TELL”
Riding by the bay is always a refreshing feeling as you tend to receive positive energies by the sight of the river front and open skylines. And your journey becomes even more interesting when you have a companion to pedal along. Continue reading “CYCLING WITH THE FITNESS MECHANIC”
In The Past People Were Born Royal.
Nowadays Royalty Comes From What You Do.
– Gianni Versace
This ride is quite distinguished and of high repute to a royal and splendid structure on a small, humble and ordinary bicycle that has less significance to few or rather to many in this fast paced passionate city of cars. Continue reading “BICYCLE RIDE TO THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, MUMBAI”
It was 6th June 2018 and we had to reach ‘EatSleepCycle’ a bicycle touring and rental company located in Carrer del Vern Girona, Spain. Me and two friends had booked three road bikes and a GPS device to ride towards the beaches of Costa Brava. Continue reading “CYCLING IN SPAIN – FROM GIRONA TO COSTA BRAVA”
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) formerly known as Borivali National Park is a protected area with dense green cover in the metropolitan city of Mumbai. The park is famous for its rich & natural habitat with attractions like Kanheri Caves, Tiger & Lion Safari, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Botanical Gardens, Boating activity in lakes, A Temple, Mini Train Ride & ample of open trails for trek lovers & nature walks. Continue reading “CYCLING IN BORIVALI NATIONAL PARK, TIGER SAFARI & MORE”
Bandra – The Queen of Suburbs – known for the home of the Rich and Famous. A place with some of the best restaurants the city has to boast and host to High Street Fashion labels, also has a traditional and a quiet side too filled with years of culture and serenity.
This blog is about my experience of cycling with pedal power group Vasai which is about 50 kms towards the north end of Mumbai.
On a Saturday evening I searched for a place on the internet called ‘Pedal Power Cafe’. My friend had told me about pedal powers a day earlier. I wasn’t aware that the number i am dialing is of the owner Ajay Malik. I inquired to book a cycle on rent from his store. He was friendly during the call & kind enough to offer me to join his group for a ride next morning which i accepted it happily. Continue reading “CYCLING IN VASAI WITH #PEDAL POWERS”
Today i am writing about my experience of riding with the cycling zens group. I discovered about this group on facebook. Peter, who is the co-founder of this group had posted an event for a Sunday morning ride covering a detailed journey plan. After reading through Continue reading “RIDE WITH ‘CYCLING ZENS’ TO PALM BEACH ROAD”