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Lotus Pond at ITC Sonar, Kolkata

Elements At ITC Sonar, Kolkata – A Luxury Business Resort

I have often stayed at ITC hotels. As a travel blogger too I have worked with them quite a bit. What I like about them is the very local flavor that they bring to...
Steam Engine of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – A Living Dream

Darjeeling Himalayan Railways is one of three Mountain Railways of India designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Riding Darjeeling Himalayan Railway from Darjeeling to Ghum is like taking a ride to initial days of mountain railways of India. The old steam engine is still working along with the new diesel engines. The museum at Ghum station takes the visitor further back with various Railway artifacts.
Kolkata Calcutta Heritage Walk

Kolkata – Colonial Calcutta Heritage Walk

Calcutta Heritage Walk through the heritage precinct of Colonial Kolkata takes ones through the era when Calcutta was the center of British Raj, when all big companies had offices in Calcutta and when the colonial architecture was the norm. A walk through the heritage buildings of Calcutta takes you back to that era for a while. These are important Places to visit in Kolkata.
Ekla Chalo Re by Ravindranath Tagore

‘Ekla Chalo Re’ By Rabindranath Tagore

Ekla Chalo re is an iconic Rabindranath Tagore Song that was used frequently during India's independence movement. It tells you walk alone when no one responds to your call. Ekla Chalo Re inspired a whole generation and continues to inspire. Best rendition is the local Baul singers, I met one of them at Shanti Niketan. Ekla Chalo Re has been set to music by Tagore himself.

Here And There In Bishnupur Town – Things To Do

Apart from the famous Terracotta temples and its various art forms, there are few other interesting things that we saw at Bishnupur Town.Things to do in BishnupurDalmadal Canon Dalmadal canon is a canon that is...

Art Mart Of Bishnupur, Bankura In Bengal

The terracotta temples of Bishnupur are known in Bengal and may be a bit outside Bengal. But what most people may not know about are various other art forms that it nurtures in its...

Bishnupur Terracotta Temples – Bengal Tourist Attractions

Bishnupur is a quaint town in West Bengal, located about 160 km's from Kolkata. When I planned my trip to this small town, which most people I know had not heard about, I was...

The Idol Makers Of Famous Kumartuli, Kolkata

Who has not heard about the famous Durga Puja of Bengal and especially Kolkata? Just the thought of it generates the visuals of Kali, dressed up and being revered by the devotees. The color...
jorasanko-thakurbari

Brush With Kolkata – Jorasanko Thakurbari

I had a small halt in Kolkata. A friend who stays next to Jorasanko Thakurbari, which was the residence of Rabindra Nath Tagore, played the guide and took me around the huge house. A...

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