A cup of tea with this majestic view from the balcony. Another reason in the long list asking me not to return back to the monotonous work life away from home. Oh how I pray life was what we wished for…Home, Our Assam 🙂
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
Clicked at Rameshwaram, India, I find this frame to be a blend of power, belief, faith and courage. Considered as a religious dhaam , the place attracts devotees from corners of the country. And this photograph frames all the age groups– and all with the same vigor.
At the small bamboo-walled eatery, I sat relishing a hot bowl of “thukpa” – a local noodles-based soup. We were ten friends on an excursion to North Sikkim and were travelling to our first stopover – Chungthang. Another friend of ours, Sonam, a pretty Sikkimese girl who was my college mate as well, was to… Continue reading Road to Paradise: Exploring North Sikkim
When it comes to travelling and exploring, nothing quite compares to a journey by train. During one such trip as our train pulled into the bustling New Jalpaiguri Station (West Bengal), my eyes fell upon this elderly woman on the platform. Something about her was resilient. With a sharp gaze she seemed to be observing… Continue reading The ‘Platform Lady’