Momos in Bhutan, Oranges from Arunachal and the lush greens of Assam -Bhairabkunda

A stretched stay at home was long due. I grabbed my stuff and headed for Guwahati in the last week of November.  Reaching home, I realized that my parents were even more excited than I was and were waiting with a plan set for a road trip the very next day. Mom had been keeping… Continue reading Momos in Bhutan, Oranges from Arunachal and the lush greens of Assam -Bhairabkunda

The Blessed Playground

Rumtek Monastery is located in Rumtek, 23kms away from Gangtok, East Sikkim. It is one of the largest in Sikkim and belongs to the Kargyu sect of Buddhists which originated in the 12th century in Tibet. The architecture of the monastery is one of the finest in the world and resembles the original one in… Continue reading The Blessed Playground

Got a Day Off and a Hundred Rupees While in Kolkata? – Let’s Take A Ride Back to 1599!

Had been thinking for almost an year of visiting this place…and like all plans this too had been postponed for a reason or another (I still have a list of places in queue now for years!). So one Sunday of March, deciding to ignore the scorching sun, I hopped onto a local train at Howrah… Continue reading Got a Day Off and a Hundred Rupees While in Kolkata? – Let’s Take A Ride Back to 1599!