The Pigeon is one bird that has adapted successfully to the of the city.
It is the 'city bird' along with the crow.
It is a delight to see these beauties flap their wings and take to the sky, the sight is both liberating and refreshing.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 8:09 PM
The Fishermen are the original inhabitants of Mumbai , locally they are known as 'Koli's.
Fishing was once a thriving business in Mumbai but the increased sea water pollution and unchecked construction along the sea front have led to a decline in fish catch over the years.
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 7:56 PM
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Shakurbhai purchased this goat(he-goat) a few years ago while it was small and vulnerable, it was well fed and looked after over the years.
He takes pride in walking with the goat in his locality and is popularly identified as the " Shakurbhai with the tallest goat" in his neighbourhood.
With time he has become fond of the goat and now he plans to sacrifice it on Eid this week.
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 11:12 AM
Saturday, September 20, 2008
A Busy Mumbai traffic wades patiently & discreetly to make space for their brethren to offer Namaaz during Ramadan.
Religious tolerance and spiritual freedom have been the hall marks of the Indian way of life.
A true Mumbaikar respects and understands this and has adopted it as a way of life.
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 7:29 PM
'Open Spaces' in Mumbai are a rare luxury, more so in the shanties.
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 6:44 PM
Akhara Kusti or Indian style wrestling was once a very popular sport in India.
But now it is struggling for it's survival.Except for these spirited and passionate wrestlers who work by day in menial jobs to make a living, this fascinating sport will be lost forever.
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 6:25 PM
Thursday, July 10, 2008
A wise man once said , "Saawan Ke Andhe ko sab Hara Hi Hara Nazar Aata hai."
-- What you 'Perceive' is 'perceived' by your own 'Perception'.
Here are two views, two perspectives,two extremes of Mumbai.
The city has all the colors there that are, its a matter of choice what exactly you are looking for.
Cuffe Parade aerial view
Dharavi aerial view
Posted by Subhash Sharma at 3:02 PM