#Ilovemumbai -1


Whatever the season, a visit to Mumbai is special – family, friends, nostalgia ad nauseum and this visit was no different. That ‘corner in Mumbai’ that has been a constant for the last 6 decades is this first floor flat in this building in Sion West …… the street was then a small single lane gali off the Pune Road (no highways then), that led to a slum cluster called Dharavi. I have seen it go through many transformations, the building of the medical college across the street, the repeated widenings……but this building itself has been frozen in time.


Morning walks, while staying at Sion are usually to Dadar, Parsi Colony, Hindu Colony (how these names reflect the history of the city) and this time was no different. Five Gardens in Parsi Colony was my destination, and the garden was as always abuzz with joggers and  walkers and lots of…

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