Weekend getaway in Alibag: A great escape from Mumbai

Mumbai is the largest agglomeration in India and one of the Top Ten most populous city in the world. Alibag is a great escape plan for a weekend.

Traffic, noise, chaos and pollution are enough to justify a get away weekend for Mumbaikars. This weekend was the turn for Alibag, which is 90km away from Mumbai.

Distances in India though are not correlated to time or viceversa, so it can take you up to four hours to drive this distance (one way) depending on traffic, roads and other events like cars breaking in the middle of the way. It’s critical in India to make sure your weekend is relaxing enough to drive you through patiently on the way back home. Here’s me trying…

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Around the corned of Mango Beach House where we stayed
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Half constructed (or destructed) house Alibag
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The car broke, so our driver had to borrow some battery cables from an abandoned truck nearby the hotel
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Children waiting for the bus
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Woman carrying stuff
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Oxen chilling out on a Sunday morning
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A fishermen beach we came across with on the way from Kihim to Alibaug
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Sunday traffic
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Guys hanging out safely
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Alibag Beach
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Cow posing for a photo
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It’s common in India that women get into water dressing saree and men wearing pants and shirts
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Enjoying the view
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Mysterious man
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Local handcrafts
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Monkeys getting disturbed by people taking pics at them
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Fire extinguishers, a very common scene in India. Although I’m not quite sure about their effectiveness in case of real fire
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Very nice view of a dam, although the scene around is not so clean and quiet as this postcard
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People getting refreshed on the other side of the dam
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A common scene in India, garbage cans are mostly an adornment
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