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Touring around Mumbai, the land of dreams

Mumbai is the land of dreams, but this densely populated and congested city got its original name Bombay from the Portuguese when they were in charge of the then natural water bay. So they termed it ‘Bom Bhaia’ which means ‘good bay’ in Portuguese. Once an archipelago of 7 islands, these united over 5 centuries to form what is known today as Mumbai. Mumbai is known for Bollywood but what has thrived longer than the entertainment industry is the fishing industry along its coastline of around 150 kilometers. Taking about the airwaves, the Juhu Aerodrome which now hosts the Bombay…

8 ANCIENT HISTORICAL SITES TO VISIT IN AUSTRALIA

Australia rarely appears in the same sentence along with ancient or historical, given the fact that it’s a very young country with most of its written history commencing from 18th century when Europeans landed out here and decided to use it as a penal colony.  However, in the discipline of archaeology, the Australia does occupy a larger space than one would assume, given its rich natural history and inhabitation of aboriginals on the land for thousands of years. Thus, Australian archaeology is normally classified into main forms – Aboriginal archaeology, Historical archaeology and Maritime archaeology. The actual concept of cultural…