Chalo Asansol!!!

Chalo Asansol!!…means let’s go Asansol ..now why im saying this…well …read on Most people associate West Bengal with Kolkata, with genial bengali babus, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge and associated culture. However, the state is more than that..it has got wide variety of people, an amalgamation of cultures, social groups, food habits, etc. which makes it […]

A lovely evening in Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh

an invigorating walk down the hill road…..winding ways lined with fir trees,cool breeze and overwhelming serenity…all this made me hungry…. I enter into this small restaurant…and i see no one around..just a pekinese dog resting on the floor and blues music playing… i sit down on a comfy table which is adjacent to a large […]

McLeodganj ~ in the land of dalai lama

In 1960’s, when dalai lama fled tibet and came to India to seek refuge..he settled down in a quiet place in himachal pradesh called McleodGanj..so named after a british governer of Punjab.. Since then, Mcleodganj has grown from a quiet sleepy village ..to the centrepoint of tibetan struggle..and living… my dear friend dreamcatcher had gone […]

Kumarakam ~ snapshots of backwaters

The backwaters of kerala are just too stunning!!..they leave one speechless with their sheer beauty…the time i spent in kumarakom backwaters was a lovely exeprience…i just couldnt believe i was in the middle of so much beauty..everywhere i looked, it seemed to me that the scenery was out of picture postcards and not for real!!….reading […]

Haridwar ~ blast from the past…but not quite the same thing!!!!

When i visited rishikesh and hariwdar many years back(i was a curious eyed kid of 10)..i never thought i’d get married to some one belonging from the place and have in-laws place in this region….well, it did happen!!…. Rishikesh was etched in my childhood memories as a magical,mystical place…. this time around, when me and […]

Gujarat ~ memories of an amazing road trip…

Gujarat Diaries ~ I had gone on a road trip in 2006 ..travelled extensively in gujarat..a continous stretch from gandhinagar to dwarka up till the west coast of india…where the arabian sea touches the shores…most amazing road trip till now…remeber it fondly from time to time… it prompted me to start this blog!!..and i wrote […]

Lodhi Garden ~ the healing garden

Lodhi garden…my healer, my friend and my advisor…surprised!!!… read on.. Lodhi Garden is a little green oasis in the heart of Delhi. It is situated between Khan Market and Safdarjang’s Tomb on Lodhi Road. It is not only a garden but also an important historic site..housing tombs and other structures from the Lodhi and Sayyed […]

Kerala ~ My experience of God’s own country

Kerala was one of the places I always wanted to visit….even before the state tourism department coined the famous catchline”God’s Own Country”..partly because of the reason that I had been hearing stories from my uncle since childhood of the wonderful place it is..and the nice friendly people there…and somewhat coz of my dearest friend who […]

Kausauli ~ looking back, a nice weekend retreat

I went to kasauli as part of office treat last year…my office gave the whole team an all expense paid trip to kasauli for all the good business done for the whole year…at the time i was going through a lot of emotional stress…and wasn’t in the right frame of mind to enjoy the break……i […]

back to my roots..

Well…..technically..im a delhite…as am born and brought up here….and i also think my character is most suited to this city…..i consider myself a part of delhi….. but my parents are from west bengal…and…..there’s some part of that too in me…so whenever i go back to west bengal..and particularly..my dad’s village…it’s nice to be there..it’s a […]

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