As a student having just written my boards I decided to take a long break on my own and so I sought out an adventure that I would remember for the rest of my life! My parents agreed to send me to Mumbai and here I discovered a side to Mumbai that I had never known existed! I had always assumed Mumbai was what every Bollywood movie portrayed it to be- crowded, full of life and at the same time very dangerous! But what I found was entirely different!
The city of Mumbai also has a sense of calm hidden underneath the entire hustle bustle. I only had to visit the Haji Ali Mumbai to find it! This beautiful Dargah built in memory of the Haji Ali is located off the coast of southern Mumbai on a tiny islet. The aura of tranquillity in there is so hard to miss and I just sat there listening to some soft music and completely lost track of time!
Once I woke up from the trance I made my way back to the Abbott hotel where I intended to stay for the rest of my time there. The hotel was like a home away from home and they even helped arrange a tour of the city and also trekking along the Ganges and the Western Ghats. It was an adventure that had all the makings of an unforgettable experience! When the time came for me to leave Mumbai I couldn’t help but feel a little sad, I had grown so accustomed to the city that going back was not an option!
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Hello, I am Ayushi Manroa. I love travelling and have also dabbled in photography. Being a student, I mostly end up back-packing! I started this blog to record my travelogues about the amazing places that I have been to. Be it frolicking in Goa, taking a dip in the Ganges, trekking in Coorg or hitching a ride up the Western Ghats, it is all listed here along with some of my best shots. Hope you like it. Happy reading!