BUS STOPS IN BALLARD ESTATE

BUS STOPS IN BALLARD ESTATE

The green grass on the bus stop roof is by no means India’s initiative against global warming. Its probably an unintentional outcome of possible negligence by maintenance unit of BEST (Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking) bus services responsible for running public transport in Mumbai. The growing wild grass also affirms that this year Mumbai recorded high rainfall along with many other parts of the country. The little mint green door gives an artistic look to an onlooker and from a distance the elements appear as a single unit. Continue reading “BUS STOPS IN BALLARD ESTATE”

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TWILIGHT

TWILIGHT

|| Low Light. Ordinary Camera. No Effects ||

Fine brush strokes with multi colored artistic effects. Shades overlapping and cutting through. Grey, black, ash, purple, blue, majenta, voilet, pink, orange, yellow…and many more complexly interwoven hues. Delicately adjusted color tones complimentary to one another. Fresh color tints and I was gradually hypnotized. It was all happening; little breezy, low tide, moving clouds – blink and a new picturesque scenery is ready to view.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH OLE KASSOW

IN CONVERSATION WITH OLE KASSOW

#WORLD SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

Cycling Without Age (CWA) is a social movement originating in Copenhagen, Denmark and was launched in 2012 by Ole Kassow. The purpose of the organisation is to invite socially isolated seniors back into their local communities by engaging them in mutually beneficial and stimulating trishaw rides with volunteers (trishaws are also known as cycle rickshaws, bike taxi and tri-cycle taxi).

Ole wanted to help the elderly get back on their bicycles, but he had to find a solution to their limited mobility. The answer was a trishaw and he started offering free bike rides to the local nursing home residents.

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GRIT, GRAVEL AND GEAR – A BOOK REVIEW

GRIT, GRAVEL AND GEAR – A BOOK REVIEW

“If a man hasn’t travelled in his lifetime, he hasn’t lived”.

Grit, Gravel And Gear is an outstanding non-fiction piece of writing with twenty two gripping stories penned by Dhruv Bogra. The author narrates his cross country epic solo ride from the Artic to the Andes on a touring bicycle spanning over 400 days and 15,000 kilometers.

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UNITED CITY BIKES LAUNCHES WORLD’S LIGHTEST FOLDING E-BIKE

UNITED CITY BIKES LAUNCHES WORLD’S LIGHTEST FOLDING E-BIKE

The Swiss start-up United City Bikes is going to open pre-orders for the world’s lightest folding electric bike. At a weight of only 12.5 kg and foldable in only 10 seconds, The ONE has already gathered a community of more than 12,000 people worldwide who have subscribed to be notified when pre-orders open.As the first bike ever made of magnesium alloy, The ONE comes with a functional smart design and a minimal look. It will be available for pre-orders on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo from 25th April and will be delivered to the first backers during summer. Continue reading “UNITED CITY BIKES LAUNCHES WORLD’S LIGHTEST FOLDING E-BIKE”

HERITAGE CYCLE RIDE, MUMBAI

HERITAGE CYCLE RIDE, MUMBAI

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.

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BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG

BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG

The National Museum of Indian Cinema was inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 19th January 2019. 

This museum is set-up in two buildings –

‘Gulshan Mahal’ a 19th century structure which houses the classical history and the early years of motion pictures…from silent era to the talkie movies. Continue reading “BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG”

CYCLING IN AAREY

CYCLING IN AAREY

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).

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