Weekly Photo Challenge: Mountains

The Lord’s Point is one of the 38 points that can be visited in the red-soiled hill station of Matheran. Hailed as a monsoon destination, this one is the closest to Mumbai. The name Matheran means “the forehead of the forest“. Being declared as an eco-sensitive region by the Union Environment Ministry the hill-station is automobile-free, with the only mode of transport being horses, hard drawn carts or horse-drawn carriages. The only vehicle you will see there is an ambulance operated by the Municipality.

8 Comments Add yours

    1. Kamakshi says:

      Thanks Sophie!


  1. What a stunning landscape… I love how the mountains seem to vanish into the distant clouds!
    Very nicely done, Kamakshi!


  2. Paolo says:

    So misty and reddish… it looks like planet Mars!
    Nice picture.


    1. Kamakshi says:

      Thanks for stopping by Paolo, the hill station is made of red soil…never thought of the mars angle though!


  3. Patti Kuche says:

    Imagine the trails through this wonderful landscape. Beautiful shot and thank you so much for expanding my horizons!


    1. Kamakshi says:

      Well Patti the pleasure is all mine! I wanted to set my shot a bit more to the left to actually measure the depth of the valley! I’m glad u like it and my cell phone cam didnt fail me!


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