Mumbai is the financial capital of India but, it is more appropriately known as the city of dreams for thousands of people migrate to Mumbai to fulfill their dreams. Mumbaikars struggle everyday in the city because time here is money and in the blink of an eye one realizes its true worth.
But amidst all the labour work, the lavish lifestyles, the struggling youth, the beautiful beaches, the Mumbai locals and people’s determination lies a city so beautiful that it will take your breath away. So here are some things that an average Mumbaikar needs to appreciate.
1) The people
The people living in Mumbai can represent a color palette for they all come from diverse cultures and religions. It doesn’t matter whether they’re Hindu, Muslim, Christians, Sikhs or Atheists,it doesn’t really matter what state they come from. What matter is how people here have learned to respect each cultures and stay united through the differences.
2) The beautiful beaches
If you stay in Mumbai then you’re blessed to live near these beautiful beaches! Mumbai as an island is the home to many beaches with Juhu, Aksa, Silver beach being people’s favs. It’s like a smooth balm after a day’s struggle. You can chill and hang out here to appreciate nature more because not everyone get this luxury ya know!
3) The history connected to it
It all started with Bombay which has now been named Mumbai. There is a long history connected with this city that’ll fascinate any tourist. . The name Mumbai itself was derived from the Goddess Mumbadevi and has been the home to seven island ever since its beginning. Apart from that there are various monuments like The Gate Way of India , The CST and in my opinion the Taj Hotel and many more that silently represent the struggle Mumbai has gone through.
4) There is beauty in struggle
So anyone who travels in Mumbai locals daily will know the amount of struggle people put in to make a living. Sometimes it can be harrowing but sometimes its a sight to behold. Now you may ask what the heck I am talking about then let me answer your query. The determination in people here to do something and to make something out of their existence is a fascinating thing to view. Yet if you ask them what they love about Mumbai then they’ll present you with an entire thesis on the subject! not even kidding!.
5) The food is worth it
How can we not talk about the food in Mumbai? its a sin! From the infamous vada pav to pani puri we have everything we can ever want here and its a known fact that they have become a staple diet in a Mumbaikar’s life! People around the world come here to eat that stuff.
Admit it, you make special plans just to eat street food every weekend don’t you? You are a true Mumbaikar if you know the best places to eat at.
So Mumbaikars comment below what you love about Mumbai and also let me know your favorite places and food!
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