Cycling to Kondhane (Kondane) Caves

Kondhane caves is located about 15 kms further south from Karjat, a popular holiday destination just 50 kms south from Sion along the Mumbai Pune National Highway 4. The caves are in the Sahyadri hills, and overlook the Ulhas river very close to its origin, in a valley north of the Rajmachi hills formed by mountain streams draining the northern slope of those hills. read … Continue reading Cycling to Kondhane (Kondane) Caves

Trek to Takmak Fort – a story of the boy and his dog

Takmak fort is a medium grade trek on a 2000 ft hill near Virar, 50 km from Mumbai. Fabulous views of the plains with Vaitarna-Tansa confluence and Vandri lake

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Science is for everyone, kids included! – one of the best TED videos I’ve seen! What do science and play have in common? Neuroscientist Beau Lotto thinks all people (kids included) should participate in science and, through the process of discovery, change perceptions. He’s seconded by 12-year-old Amy O’Toole, who, along with 25 of her classmates, published the first peer-reviewed article by schoolchildren, about the … Continue reading