Bhandup Pumping Station (BPS) – Birder’s Paradise in Mumbai

Bhandup Pumping Station

Bhandup Pumping Station – Best Place for Bird Watching and Photography Around Mumbai

As the name suggests, Bhandup Pumping Station is one of Mumbai Municipal Corporation’s sewage and waste water treatment stations. It lies on the Eastern Express highway near the junction of the Airoli bridge. Surrounded by salt pans and marshes leading up to the Thane creek area this location has fast become the biggest bird watching/ photography spot of Mumbai. Read More…

Haji Ali Dargah – Mumbai’s Iconic Landmark

This six hundred-plus years old architectural masterpiece is constructed on an islet in the Worli bay. The building design itself is a magnificent example of Indo-Islamic architecture comprising of domes and minarets, all in white. Haji Ali is connected to the mainland by a narrow pathway. The pathway does not have any railings or restricting walls, hence accessing the shrine is more comfortable during low tides. Walking down the pathway could be a difficult task during monsoon and when the sea is rough. Read More…