A walk with the wildflowers at Kaas

Come September, the Kaas plateau comes to life. Tiny blooms, shrubs, orchids, even carnivorous plants blossom on the plateau, which is located in the Satara district of Maharashtra. Most of it is a reserved forest, but a few sections are open to visitors during the monsoon. For this is when the UNESCO natural heritage siteContinue reading “A walk with the wildflowers at Kaas”

Victorian Ball

The red locomotive is the first thing that catches your eye. The nondescript, partially open gate a few feet ahead of Central Railways courtyard merits no special attention from a city on the move. But despite being slave to its schedules for half of one’s life, a quick peek into the glorious railway edifice can haltContinue reading “Victorian Ball”