Man made forests of Bir are winter homes for nomads of Barot valley. They travel around with their animals in search of pastures and live in makeshift tents for the period. The real wanderlusters. Children of the jungle!
View from Juhu jetty at night. Families couples sit on the elevated pathway (from where this pic was taken). On the other side, people clamber down the rocks closer to the tide to smoke. Men sit in circles in the dark and drink. On the rocks, literally.
Ecology is not just about nature but about learning how human activities can co-exist with nature. RV road is a long stretch between Sangam circle and lalbhag. The park on the either side of the road is a beautiful sight when you are taking the metro. The canopies of beautiful African tulips are a relief to the eyes. These trees were planted and nurtured by resident more than 50 years ago. A recent study shows that roadside trees reduces road generators by 6°C. Continuous citizen led protests made sure that metro didn't think over the whole park area. Now it's our legacy to continue protecting them.
Somewhere in the middle of two roads. Found whike cycling around. Had many mushrooms and decaying wood bark. The only empty plot in the vicinity because of a pending case in Karnataka High court. It said so in bold letters on the corner of the property