Bombay

Mumbai, India

The caves on Elephanta island in Mumbai are a popular destination for Indian tourists. The Hindu caves contain rock carved stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu sect, dedicated to the Lord Shiva. May 2015. Les grottes de l’île d’Elephanta à Bombay sont une destination populaire pour les touristes indiens. Les grottes hindoues contiennent des sculptures gravées dans…

Mumbai, India

This group of Muslim men is about to visit the Elephanta caves on the island bearing the same name. The biggest cave is a Shiva shrine. The rock cut architecture of the caves has been dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries. May 2015. Ce groupe de Musulmans est sur le point de visiter…

Bombay

Mumbai, India

There is a pottery area in Dharavi slum. Women in traditional saris walk through narrow lanes where the pots are ready to be sold. May 2015. Il y a un quartier de potiers dans le bidonville de Dharavi. Des femmes en saris traditionnels avancent dans des ruelles étroites où les pots sont prêts à être…

Bombay

Mumbai, India

It is said that more than 50% of the Mumbai population lives in slums. Dharavi is the biggest slum in Asia with 1.2 million inhabitants. Dharavi has a very active informal economy in which numerous small enterprises employ many of the slum residents. There is an increasingly large recycling industry, processing recyclable waste from other…

Mumbai

Mumbai, India

Bollywood actress Divyanka Tripathi (born 1984) and her co-star Karan Patel (born 1983) play the lead roles in a popular soap opera, Ye Hai Mohabbatein. Divyanka became known when she won the 2005 Miss Bhopal contest. May 2015. L’actrice de Bollywood Divyanka Tripathi (née en 1984) et son partenaire Karan Patel (né en 1983) interprètent…

Bombay

Mumbai, India

Each morning, at Sassoon Docks, fishermen hoist baskets of freshly caught fish and shrimps. Shrimps are hand peeled on the quay by groups of women and young girls in the middle of a noisy crowd. The dock hosts the biggest fish trading market in Mumbai since 1875 when it was built by Albert David Sasoon,…

Bombay

Mumbai, India

The Hanging Gardens are terraced gardens perched at the top of Malabar Hill. Young people, like these two Muslim girls, enjoy walking there to watch the sunset. May 2015. Les Jardins Suspendus sont des jardins en terrasse perchés en haut de Malabar Hill. Les jeunes gens, comme ces deux filles musulmanes, aiment s’y promener pour…