CYCLING WITH RESTRICTIONS IN LOCKDOWN

CYCLING WITH RESTRICTIONS IN LOCKDOWN

Three years ago, when I rekindled my romance with cycling, I made an ambitious plan to travel to different parts of the world and explore the local places on a bicycle. In cycling lingo, it’s called as “Cycle Tourism”.

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SELFISH MEN AND WOMEN AT THE FISH MARKET

SELFISH MEN AND WOMEN AT THE FISH MARKET

“Is this a fish market? please maintain pin-drop silence”.

A familiar quote used by our teachers.

“Madam I was there at the fish market today, if you are reading this. However, I couldn’t maintain any silence because the market by itself was bustling with energy”.

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PINK TRUMPET TREES

PINK TRUMPET TREES

Along the Vikhroli stretch of the Eastern Express highway in Mumbai, there are a number of Pink Trumpet trees. These gorgeous looking trees welcome you with its blooming flowers. They look stunning when in full bloom mainly between December and February, generally associated with dry periods. But the tree also blooms during few other months when dry leaves are shed and fresh flowers blossom.

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RIDE TO SIX PLACES TRENDING IN MEDIA

RIDE TO SIX PLACES TRENDING IN MEDIA

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, Indian media went berserk. The news was about the death of a young Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. An army of Journalist representing various news channels were reporting from the scene of tragedy.

The non-stop, high decibel coverage with reporters screaming out of their lungs has been a pounding on the audience eardrums.

In four months, the case of the actors death has taken dramatic turns on the legal high ground and become a political slug-fest. I made an informal visit to six places in the city which are connected to the case.

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BOLLYWOOD ACTORS PUT THEIR FOOT-DOWN, UNDERTAKE THE AWKWARD PATH

BOLLYWOOD ACTORS PUT THEIR FOOT-DOWN, UNDERTAKE THE AWKWARD PATH

Glamour, Luxury, Extravagant Sets, Parties and Paparazzi. This lifestyle is a Passé for the Bollywood Actors as recent incidents has compelled many to bring out their True Side.

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RECREATIONAL CYCLING ACCELERATES IN MUMBAI, CONSUMERS RUSH TO CYCLE SHOPS

RECREATIONAL CYCLING ACCELERATES IN MUMBAI, CONSUMERS RUSH TO CYCLE SHOPS

Post the application of partial relaxation in lockdown, bicycle ridership has surged in Mumbai city complementing growth to retail business during unlock 1.0 (June 2020).

Cycling is the new fad – freedom from homesickness, fitness ritual and vehicle for social distancing.

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