Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach

In catching up with my travels from India I would be remiss not to write about a favorite activity in Mumbai. As I mentioned in my previous post, Marine Drive is a 3 kilometer long walk-way along the one of the bays in Mumbai.  Here on any given day you find people walking,  jogging, or…

Beach Day – Santa Cruz, California

Growing up on the Jersey Shore, I have a very specific idea in my mind when I think of a beach day.  I have visions of sun, warm weather, sandy beach, beach chairs and umbrellas, food and drinks you bring in your cooler, and swimming in the warm Atlantic Ocean. I knew I had to make some compromises…

Marina Beach

On our last day in Chennai, we made a quick trip to Marina Beach. Marina Beach is the world’s second longest beach at 13km long. Its also an extremely wide beach, with an average width of 300m. The beach has a nice paved walkway at the top for joggers or those who are just interested…