Harbour, docks & lighthouses: Re-discovering Mumbai

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It is only 9.30 am, but the sun is quite intense and if not for the sea breeze would have been quite unbearable. I am on the upper deck of a launch berthed at the Gateway of India in Mumbai trying to peer through a haze that has dulled the shimmer and sparkles of  sunlight on water. In front of me, and as far as the haze-driven visibility allows, are ferries, fishing boats, luxury yachts, launches, security vessels… The place looks like one big parking lot in the sea 🙂

Mumbai Port and Harbour Tour, KGAF, Mumbai Harbour The parking lot in the sea.

On board the launch, my co-passengers indulge in some gentle jostling for prime spots to photograph, discuss whether the haze would play spoil sport for photography, and generally chat about what is it that we are likely to see in the ext couple of hours. As we wait for the launch to leave the…

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