PhotoStories | The India Chronicles: A Mumbai Monsoon
The first sprinkle of rain on a parched city. After months of waiting, praying, watching the blazing skies for signs of the swollen black clouds that bring respite; bring life back into the trees, into the eyes and souls of the millions suffering the intense Indian summer.Mumbai, the busiest, most crowded city in India glimmers in its freshly washed attire. Life goes on, but there’s a sheen to the city – as the precious Monsoon quenches its thirst.After spending a week in Delhi at a cruel and dry 45 degree Centigrade, the monsoon in Mumbai feels like Panacea. And even as I zip around the city revisiting the favourites in my memory, meeting people old and new, I greedily drink in every drop. Just like everyone else.
I revel in revisiting a Mumbai Monsoon.