RURAL SIGHTS OF DAPOLI: Away from the bustle of Mumbai, one appreciates and deeply respects the tranquility and languid pace of rural life. The stillness and the unhurried-ness of life is a dream that some lucky ones have been blessed with. .
Met a former woman sarpanch at her house in Dapoli. The tiny patch outside the house was framed with beautiful trellises, flowering bushes and plants that were potted with no careful thought but for the love of colours. When I remarked how beautiful the surroundings were, she just shook her head nonchalantly. 'Nothing spectacular," she said.
Would you come and live in the city then, I asked? Vigorously shaking her head, she said No. "I want to able to breathe the fresh air here". Well!