A Silent Night and An Early Morning Ride @ Mandarmani

Mandarmani is a seaside resort village at northern end of Bay of Bengal, and located in West Bengal, India. It is one of the largest and fast developing seaside villages of that area. At a distance of around 180km from Kolkata, the settlement lies on the Kolkata – Digha route. Mandarmani’s beach is argued to… Continue reading A Silent Night and An Early Morning Ride @ Mandarmani

A musical train journey, a Nobel Laureate’s memoirs, classrooms under the trees and a market amidst the woods – Shantiniketan

Got a day off in Kolkata? Need an escape from the honking taxis, the high rises, and the hulla bulla of the streets? Then Shantiniketan is where you should head for. Had been to this serene town last year with family, but that being a properly planned trip my ‘nomadic’ instincts longed to be back… Continue reading A musical train journey, a Nobel Laureate’s memoirs, classrooms under the trees and a market amidst the woods – Shantiniketan