Tuesday, July 31, 2007

New livery

The new livery of AirIndia was unveiled at Mumbai airport yesterday with its new aircraft - B777-237(LR). The aircraft is named AndhraPradesh. It is scheduled for its maiden flight Mumbai NewYork - nonstop 14hrs of flying - on 01aug07. AirIndia new livery mumbai

Sunday, July 29, 2007

The bridge that connects to its far flung suburbs of Vasai and Virar.

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Roof fixers..

These roof fixers are in great demand just before and during the monsoons to fix leaking roofs. They do it by covering the spots with treated tarpaulin and coating it with tar. It works!

Friday, July 27, 2007

Rain again..

The rains are back after a week's dry spell....

Monday, July 23, 2007

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Saturday, July 21, 2007


This is the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation building in South Mumbai. The architecture is noteworthy. The foundation stone for the offices of the Bombay Municipal Corporation was laid on December 9, 1884, by the Viceroy, Lord Ripon. The Gothic design by F. W. Stevens was selected over the Indo-Saracenic design submitted by R. F. Chisholm. Completed in 1893, the building has a 255 feet tall tower.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Take your pick..

When in Mumbai take your pick from the man wonderful airlines that operate from here. Pictured here are just three of which GoAir and Kingfisher are domestic operators while Jet Airways operates international routes too.

Monday, July 16, 2007


GoAir is a low cost airline that operates from Mumbai. Their tagline is Fly Smart!

Sunday, July 15, 2007


Kingfisher airlines - one of the leading private operators that operate from Mumbai. Presently operates only on domestic routes but will soon start international operations too.

Saturday, July 14, 2007


There are some oil companies in Mumbai which still use the traditional bullock cart to transport kerosene from one area to another!

Friday, July 13, 2007

Book seller

A book seller at the traffic signal. Read your favorite author while you are stuck in the traffic jam! In all probability the book seller is illiterate. Ironic?

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Lower Parel

The flyover at 'Lower Parel'. This was the area where the famed textile mills of Mumbai were. Today they are all being razed down making way for malls. Skyscrapers have replaced smoking chimneys.

Monday, July 9, 2007

Terminal 1-B

Terminal 1-B of the domestic airport in Mumbai undergoing a makeover after privatisation.

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Water Lettuce

Water lettuce or Water cabbage as is commonly known is a weed that is also grown in ponds and pots of water at home for ornamentation. the botanical name is Pistia stratiotes.

Saturday, July 7, 2007

African snail..

With the onset of monsoons, the African snails make their appearance. For more details on these creatures visit http://giantlandsnails.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/

Friday, July 6, 2007


Unfazed by the flooded streets, this boy has come out to take advantage of the situation and play water polo! In his hands is a coconut that he found floating in the waters! Mumbai is typified by this opportunistic never say die behaviour.

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Sunday, July 1, 2007