10 things to know before meeting fireflies at purushwadi, maharashtra
these are ten good-to-know things before you make that trip to purushwadi, maharashtra where valleys twinkle with the little flashers aka lightning bugs aka fireflies… and some of them are th…
Fireflies Festival: Exploring the nights of Purushwadi Village with travellers to experience the magnificence of the tiny creatures
This is a festival of million fireflies where the villagers collaborate with tourist to experience this enlightenment of fireflies festival.
Support an entire village as you lie under a million fireflies
The scene is of a city. Choose a good vantage point, and zero in on a frame – could be of anything between a sidewalk and an office. Watch it for a week. A vendor would walk lifelessly to what has bee...
Solo trip to the village of Purushwadi (Part Two)
This blog talks about the author’s solo trip to the village of Purushwadi. The purpose was to photograph portraiture of villagers and hopefully, capture some star trails. Seldom does he has …
A Firefly Festival To Light Up You Summer Nights, Literally - Sherpa Land
“A million fireflies will be all around our campsite in a remote, tribal village called Purushwadi. They light up the night skies like green glitter scattered on trees.” About 180 kilometres from Mumbai, stands Purushwadi – a tribal village adopted by Grassroutes, an organization whose sole purpose has been to promote village tourism over […]
Rerouting to the basics
For most part of my fleeting conversations with Tejaswi (who I quote above) about environment & sustainability and similar swahili, I would try and maintain a straight face. Because 1) she’s a…
Weekend getaway from Mumbai to Purushwadi, Maharshtra to witness a million fireflies- by Grassroutes - MumbaiGloss
Grassroutes arranges a month long firefly festival in a quaint little village of Purushwadi in the interiors of tribal zones in Maharashtra. It is 220 kms away from Mumbai and takes around 5 hours to reach there. In an attempt… Continue reading