India: Retreating to a hill station, 1920s style

 

matheran station

The taxi from Neral Junction, about 100 km from Mumbai, only takes us to a certain point up the hill, from where we can go no further by vehicle. The only option is by horse, man-drawn carriage or on foot.

We are heading for Matheran, a famous hill station, a popular place of holiday or weekend retreat for Mumbaikars. Continue reading