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rapturous expedition renamed diversity

We called it EXPEDITION its first time, we are now calling it DIVERSITY. 

More appropriate, don't you think?  If you have the option of calling something Diversity, why would you call it anything else?!! 

Five of us: two ran, three walked.  For one, it was his second FrontRunners; for another, it was her first.  Said she'd been living in the area for some time but had no idea about this place!  It's true.  Tucked away at one end of Vasant Vihar most people don't even know it exists.  When you find it, you can't have enough of it.  A hidden treasure that delights you just when you think you've seen everything Delhi has to offer.

11 Apr 2010

Delhi FrontRunners

Click here for blog entry about the first FrontRunners at this location.


The Aravalli Biodiversity Park (ABP) is located on the South Central Ridge and spreads over an area of 692 acres. The area is bounded clockwise by JNU (Nelson Mandela Marg), the Mehrauli - Mahipalpur road, NH-8 and the Palam road and the southern boundary of Vasant Vihar. The landscape is undulating with gentle slopes and dotted with numerous morrum and clay mined pits of different sizes, depths and shapes. 

One can approach to the Aravalli Biodiversity Park, at present, either from Vasant Vihar- Poorvi Marg gate located at about 4 km south west of Moti Bagh, and 2 km west of Jawahar Lal Nehru University (Munirka) or from the Vasant Kunj Institutional gate which is about 3.5 km north of Mahipalpur and one km west of Vasant Kunj Malls.

The Aravallis are among the oldest mountain ranges having evolved about 1500 million years ago, and extend from Gujarat through Rajasthan to Haryana–Delhi. The spurs of the Aravallis are popularly known as the Delhi Ridge in Delhi which is divided into the Northern, Central, South Central and Southern Ridge.


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