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... to help us out. They lead us to the base village, where their friends had even made arrangements for rickshaws to ferry all of us till Karjat station. Throughout the day, after facing hours of painstaking encounters, this was the best thing that happened to us. On our journey back home, in true sportsmanship spirit, we were laughing at our fate on this day. However, there were a few things that we had learnt from today’s encounters. With great pride and pleasure, I share ...
... propensity to be shocked before it just all kind of washes over you in a blur of randomness.
Nevertheless, it’s been a great week, despite the palpable sense of the rains closing in (cue frantic road/drainage works on every street) and experiencing some of the most haunting smells and sights of my life. These were mostly self-inflicted and experienced on Sunday, when I was up at 5.30am for an organised cycle tour of Bombay with a friend. The temptation to hit dismiss on ...
... station operates six 25MW Pelton turbines and was established in 1927. It mostly supplies power to Mumbai.
In 1920-21, during the construction of the dam and power station, Pandurang Mahadev Bapat led the farmers' movement representing the woes of the farmers who had lost their land in the process. This movement is known as the Mulshi Satyagrah and because of this leadership he is given the title of Senapati (commander) (data from ...
... and Amba, guided by boy Hritik. On our way back, we visited the farm – the rice harvest had been done and vegetables had been recently sowed. We got some vegetables plucked straight from the farm for us. In the end, we browsed through the vast nursery operated by Bhumkar and his wife and bought 3 saplings – a Christmas tree, a karipatta and a decoration plant.
It was a nice experience of a day and worth paying a visit again in summer ...
... well preserved and great carvings. Then we walked down to see the Buddhist caves which were also spectacular. The interesting thing is how these ancient, and largely unknown, architects managed such level, straight and perfectly proportioned structures carved out of solid rock. There are no seams or blocks just years of brutally hard chiselling without benefit of modern tools. We were getting tired and debated making the journey to the last series of caves - the Jainist caves. Man am ...