Rain clouds pass over the valley section of the Kharghar Hills at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.
The rains seemingly made an early entrance this year due to the ongoing cyclone situation in the Arabian Sea. Though much of the rains were passing and there has hardly been any consistency, the area had already felt the effect with the earth becoming supple and mushy, dry and burnt grass turning fresh and small but vibrant green shrubs peeping from everywhere.
Monsoon in the hills is a sight to be reckoned with!
A black kite perches on the heights of a building before making it’s way back to its nest during a rather chilly evening in Mumbai.
As imposing as they can get, these birds of prey hold a special place in my heart. They may look intimidating for most but a few experiences with them and one will realize that they are just as fun, silly, mysterious and amazing like any other creature in the animal kingdom. They too have their sets of victories, failures, challenges and finally that one thing that really binds us all together – the ultimate cycle of life and death.
To witness such a majestic being in a fragile state would be a rather heartbreaking sight. But the final moments it flies through its last days, with wounds and holes over its once majestic body, with the same pride and honor that it always carried along is one sight to witness and remember.
When epic scares for Friday the 13th show up right at the start of the day, even in broad daylight!
This bud was pretty creepy not only for his ‘costume and gear’ but also for the fact that he managed to stalk me with his million little eyes for 20-odd minutes till I finally laid my sight on him!
Nature – Surreal indeed 😀
Lunch time for the Rhesus Macaques today just above my head at the parking. These guys seemed so busy making lunch that all my attempts to agitate them went in vain.
The sun rays pass filtered through what I like to call the ‘Sacred Groves’. Just be there at anytime of the day of night and they will cast a spell on you. I am glad that they stand there just as they did ever since, but till when would they is the question….
The perfect sight to start a day!
A street shot of an auto passing by on the Chembur Santacruz link during a commute to Vile Parle.
A black kite flies over Anushaktinagar during the evening.
A man walks past the waters of the sea at the Guhagar beach during sunset. The beach at Guhagar is remain rather clean and empty compared to beaches at Mumbai.
Intense cloudscapes form over Vashi today evening. The weather forecast for the next few days predict heavy rain for the whole of Mumbai