Category: Travel

Sunset over river Narmada in Maheshwar
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The most exciting thing after Mandu, in our Madhya Pradesh tour was the road trip from Hanuwantiya to Omkareshwar and Maheshwar. We were told that the roads are in excellent condition and it would be a smooth ride. Still we made sure to start by 8am so that we get maximum time to enjoy the… Read more »

Darjeeling
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From my childhood I have been hearing a line as far as travelling is concerned. For a Bengali, holiday means either Puri or Darjeeling. While Puri is a beach city in the neighboring state of Odisha, Darjeeling is our own Queen of the hills. I do not know if this cliche was the reason or… Read more »

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When I heard the fourth edition of Wikipedia Takes Kolkata is in the month of December, I was very happy. Last time the walk lasted nearly 6 hrs and we covered 8 km. and 20 landmarks. While I must admit it was a very successful one, the typical Calcutta heat and humidity exhausted us a… Read more »

Approaching Tapovan Hills
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Deoghar, a small town in Jharkhand, India, known mainly as a Hindu pilgrimage centre, for me has always been a place for great food and adventure. The Tapovan hills located 10 km. from the town is one such destination. There are various legends and myths associated with this place. One of them is that sage… Read more »

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Wikipedia takes Kolkata is an annual event, where a group of like-minded people visit various landmarks of Kolkata, to click photos, which are used to enhance the Wikimedia repository. Wikipedia as we all know is the largest free online encyclopedia which depends entirely on voluntary activities. And the editors, to create and maintain the articles,… Read more »