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Message from our Head of India

0 Namaste! I’m delighted to welcome you to WeAretheCity India! The content of our new India site is literally hot off the press and we hope you like the articles, the photos, the blogs and our first featured Inspirational Women. Over the past few months I have been working with...
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Ubiquitous India: No 4 – Truck Hoppers

0 This blog is dedicated to the P-Js of Powai. All over India, on every road, from the busiest expressways to the narrowest country lane – there are people hitching rides or being transported on the back of commercial vehicles.  They are lone riders, family groups, gangs of workers –...
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It Gets Easier By Mumbai Mum

0 It’s a lie. There, I said it. I don’t want to depress any new mums out there that are waiting and waiting for ‘it to get easier’, but I really feel like it’s gotten harder. In the beginning, the sleep deprivation, the responsibility and the sheer emotional and physical...
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The Blackbuck Lodge – Velavadar

0 I was so blown away by the accommodation we stayed in at Velavadar, that I thought it deserved a post all of its own…. On our trip to Velavadar National Park, we were being accompanied by friends who were keen for a break from Mumbai – so upon landing...
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Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar

0 OK, so I am back to blogging now… and this one goes out especially to my in-laws, who love wildlife. We have just returned from a short weekend in Gujurat where we stayed at the heavenly Blackbuck Lodge in Velavadar (see the next post for details). The National Park...
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Yes – I’ve been very quiet!

0 Dear Blog Readers Apologies for the big gap in my posts.  It will amaze you to know that I have been very busy with NGO work and have really tried to make it a priority over the last few weeks.  Some amazing things are happening at the Foundation (which...
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Who is ‘BEANBAG’ ???

0 There is one thing that will not have escaped the notice of any Mumbai resident – and that is the ‘Beanbag 26407383’ graffiti that can be found all over the city. South to North and East to West.  You will see it on concrete walls, on the huge pipes...
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Photoessay: Groups No. 6

0 Happy Sunday Peeps! Well I haven’t posted anything from my groups series for a while – not since July 2013 in fact.  (see Groups No.5 here) My quest to photograph groups of people has been pretty slow over the last six months, or perhaps I have been missing opportunities...
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Scenes from Banganga Tank

0 I have been to Banganga Tank so many times now – it’s one of the first places I show visitors or newcomers to the city.  Perhaps I think if I show them Banganga Tank, I can lull them into some sort of impression that the rest of the city...
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The Backpacking Professional

0 The backpacking professional is a professional whose sense of loyalty in the traditional notion is low and is ready to take off to experience new adventures and discover a new trail. Like the backpacker who has a low commitment to a non institutionalized form of travel, similarly the backpacking...
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