Thursday, November 19, 2009


photo courtesy - Himanshu Sarpotdar

Officials from UNESCO were recently in Matheran, a hill station outside of Mumbai, to consider one of India's latest nominees to the World Heritage list. Operating for over a century, save for yearly pauses during monsoon season, the Matheran Light Railway (MLR) runs only a short distance--approximately 12 miles--but has the kind of history and character to qualify for the UNESCO list. Read all about it at -

To read all about my trip to Matheran - visit my travel blog -

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