Week 13: The One with Being Back to Bombay

07 Jan


Someone: Why was Bombay named Bombay?
Me: Hmm.

After approximately 48960 minutes (not that I did research for all that time), I have an answer.


The Portuguese named the city as “Bom Baia” which means “Good Bay” in Portuguese. Later, in 1668, these islands were acquired by the English East India Company. The British changed the Portuguese name “Bom Baia” to “Bombay”.

So I am back to Bom Baia.. err.. Bombay. No, I am not going to use Mumbai. Why? Because this blog is not in association with the right-wing political party.

I was too excited to be back home. You notice how I used the word was? I don’t know why but I don’t feel that good being here, doing nothing at all. In the very first week, I got bored. I want to do something and not just meet friends in fancy restaurants.

So, let’s meet over some activity. Something.. Cooking, swimming, anything!

PS: I’ve got chocolates for you.


Posted by on January 7, 2016 in Zindagy Weekly



5 responses to “Week 13: The One with Being Back to Bombay

  1. Aman Pandya

    January 7, 2016 at 6:48 am

    Save some chocolates for the Goa trip!

    • kunjkaria

      January 8, 2016 at 10:16 am

      Aye aye captain! 😀

  2. Akshay Iyer

    January 7, 2016 at 6:15 pm

    Thumbs up for calling this city with the name it always deserved, and not what its turned into.
    Bombay, First Love.

  3. annig125

    January 8, 2016 at 3:37 am

    Haan to ho gaya ab, come back 😛

    • kunjkaria

      January 8, 2016 at 10:18 am

      Haha, life has been pretty awesome post publishing this article. Will cover the happenings, in detail, in the upcoming post. Stay tuned! 😀


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