Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Ruby Tuesday #5

Bagicha Icecream in Mahabaleshwar is famous for it's strawberry ice cream, strawberry milk shakes and strawberry with cream. The corn pattice here is also very popular.
I couldn't resist posting this one from my last year's visit archives for Ruby Tuesday.
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Monday, September 29, 2008

Today's Flowers #5

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Sweet Hibiscus is an ornamental plant with deep burgundy and garnet eyes. It is an edible plant and has high protein content. The flower petals can be added to salads and the leaves can be cooked like other leafy vegetables (spinach) or added to soups.

Odd Shots On Monday #6

I walked along the highway last week to get some interesting shots of traffic, and saw this odd looking thing from a distance. As I came closer,I realised it was the trunk of an uprooted tree.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Ruby Tuesday #4

This is the lobby of Hotel Pratap Heritage in Mahabaleshwar
(the nearest hill station to Mumbai).
It's tough to click a photo with a little red in it.
This is the best I could get.

Monday, September 22, 2008

Odd Shots On Monday #5

The overhead water tanks of these buildings have been covered with tarpaulin sheets to avoid seepage of rain water into the tanks.
It's odd because it looks like small huts built over the buildings.

Today's Flowers #4

Wild yellow daisies growing in my complex.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Ruby Tuesday #3

This beautiful work of art (I don't know what it is called), made by tiny sized colored tiles greets you at the entrance of all the A-wings (A1 to A9) of Millennium Towers at Sanpada in Navi Mumbai.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Today's Flowers #3

The first two photos of Today's Flowers are posted on Mumbai Daily Snapshot. Henceforth, I will be participating in this meme, here.

Frangipani / Plumeria Twins

Odd Shots On Monday #4

Well, this is not an odd sight in my city. The odd thing is that most people are using the safety grill as an attic. You can see a cooking gas cylinder in this photo.

This one has spare chairs and a table. The space is not intended for such use and spoils the look of the building. And I wonder sometimes if the grill is strong enough to hold one or two (I saw two gas cylinders in the sixth floor grill).

I find this also very odd. The space is meant for storing tools for house-keeeping in  an organized manner. But the staff has been filling it with stuff meant for reselling like used  deodorant and perfume bottles, old cardboard, thermocol, old wooden doors, sunmica sheets...

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Thursday Challenge: School

For participating in the Thursday Challenge,
or for more takes on the theme, click here.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Ruby Tuesday #2

Red Canna Lily
These red canna lilies growing in the garden of my complex are a beautiful sight. I took this photo just after it stopped raining.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Odd Shots on Monday #3

This newspaper reading stand lies abandoned in the market area in Vashi for years now. Earlier, people used to stand here and read newspapers. The newspapers were provided free (Im not sure who exactly provided them -Municipal body or..), a cord tied along the centre page of each newspaper, to keep it in its place.

Either people are not reading newspapers much nowadays, or most can afford to buy one (which I think is true).