Sunday, March 22, 2015
Linda and I left for Alibagh from Gateway Jetty at about 10.30 am .We left Bandra by train for Churchgate ..and a cab to the Gateway of India .
We took the Mamladar Catamaran reached Mandwa from Mandw by bus to Alibagh , as my dear friend Jayant Dhulap who lives in Alibagh was out because of Gudi Padwa we had lunch at Sumangal the best in vegetarian cuisine .
From Alibagh we took a ST Bus for Murud a long 3 hour journey and reached my friend Dhumals Vinayaka Restaurant .. we had black coffee .. Linda shot the beach while I waited for my friend Kiran Batham eminent journalist Murud Janjira and the man who helped me shoot the bullock cart races long time back with photographer Sudhir Nagre .
Kiran picked us up his friend Nilesh drove the car for Kuda Mandad caves about 25 k from Murud and it took a long time and a bad road , we shot the impressionable caves I shot a few videos. Kiran dropped us at the Bus depot ,, 7.30 bus and we reached Sion a ricksha from Sion to home at 1.30 am and wife immediately cooked dinner fr the two of us ,, After dinner I dropped Linda to her hotel.
We had traveled about 15 hours today.. dead beat.
I am perhaps the only Muslim shooting Lalbaugh Chya Raja for over 20 years or more ,,thanks to Mr Sudhir Salvi head honcho of the Mandal.....
Shah-e-Mardan Sher-e-Yazdan Quwat-e-Parwardigar Lafata Ila Ali La Saif Ila Zulfiqar , originally uploaded by firoze shakir photographerno1 ....
Ek Shahenshah Ne Banake Yeh Haseen Tajmahal Ham Gareebon Ki Mohabbat Ka Udaya Hai Mazak.. , a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Fli...