Skywatch Friday… Touchdown Chennai

It was a holiday of many FIRSTs… Among the long list was the fact that I did not click too many pictures during the flight. I slept, or I tried to sleep [as was the case during my onward journey thanks to a creepy wierdo in the seat ahead of mine]…...
Birds of Sundarbans

Birds of Sundarbans

We were in the boat cruising along the waters, keeping an eye out for any movement, any bird or animal that might be about..Our Guide Nityananda was up and about with his binoculars, scanning the area, for miles beyond.. I kid you not~ A UNESCO World Heritage Site,...
First glimpse of Kolkata and the itinerary…

First glimpse of Kolkata and the itinerary…

The girls had initiated a plan, and I was quite keen to join them, considering it was to a new place, new experiences and I knew I could carry my laptop and manage work… Only thoughts on my mind were “How expensive would the flight tickets be?” and...
Biswa Bangla Gate, Kolkata

Biswa Bangla Gate, Kolkata

The Biswa Bangla Gate (Kolkata Gate).. Standing tall at 55m high with majestic arches, a  60m diameter circular ring shape platform walkway and more hidden within them beautiful walls… Quite a sight… This is what I saw as I headed to the hotel in New Town...
Photo journey through the Sunderbans

Photo journey through the Sunderbans

It has been a few days since I got back from my Kol trip.. About time I started sharing my stories, right? Someone recently asked me which has been my best trip so far.. Well, all my holidays are amazing,but this one stands out cos it was in a place that I would have...
Travel books and Travel…

Travel books and Travel…

Decades ago, when I was in School, we had  Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island as part of Non-detailed syllabus, which i read within a few days of receiving.. And then, went on to read Travels With A Donkey In The Cévennes as well [it was a story of Robert...