What are we walking for?

Among the many objects associated with Mahatma Gandhi, his walking stick is perhaps the most iconic. Gandhiji walked everywhere, and often with a purpose. On 12 March 1930, Gandhi began the 386 km (240 mi) journey to protest the salt tax. This 26-day march ended on 6 April at Dandi when Gandhi took a lump … Continue reading What are we walking for?

The gardens of Hiranandani Gardens

Brian and I live in a suburb of Mumbai called Powai, home to a large integrated township called Hiranandani Gardens. True to its name, the area has several large gardens (parks, for the US folks). These gardens have similar features to US parks: walking paths, large grassy knolls, lush foliage, and play parks for children, … Continue reading The gardens of Hiranandani Gardens