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!

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