I am publishing this article for the ones who are new to Mumbai. Also for those who needs a break from their urban scrimmage.
Mumbai has lots to offer for a travel seekers, photographers, writers, painters, historians, social workers, so on and so forth.
Most renowned cities in our country, which we call metropolitan, existed for ages. Mumbai is one of them.
I heard a story from Ramayan and the reason why Mumbai is called Mayanagari (Enchanted Land or the City of Dreams)
Mumbai belonged to Mama Maarich - uncle of Raavan who took a form of a golden deer to lure Sita in Ramayana.
Mayanagari refers to money, luxury, business, politics, film industry and its spoils. It is in this context the city has got this name.
Therefore, people are stuck in a societal cycle, ignoring the real treasures the city has to offer.
I'd like to show you the real treasures of this city. The nearby serene mountains and lakes.
Within 100 kilometers you can plan an adventure activity such as camping and trekking.
I went to some of these places during my school days with my N.C.C unit. Things have changed a lot since then, due to various reasons. Though they maintain their reputation in a midst of all this.
Here are they :