Tomb Of Bahadur Shah Zafar In Yangon


One of my dream projects is to visit all the last resting places of Mughal rulers. Easy said than done simply because one of them is in Pakistan, one in Afghanistan, one in Myanmar while the rest are here in India. In my lifetime there are slim chances for me to get a visa to … Continue reading Tomb Of Bahadur Shah Zafar In Yangon

Places To Visit In Santiniketan


Who knew that within a week there will be complete chaos in the country, who knew it would be the last trip for many months to come. My trip to Santiniketan was in March when COVID-19 had already spread across the world it was almost certain that it was in India too. I was there … Continue reading Places To Visit In Santiniketan

Vel Vel Festival in Bandel


Who would have thought that a festival typical that of Tamil is widely celebrated in West Bengal with equal fanfare? One summer morning on a Saturday I and two friends of mine set off to Bandel which is around an hour train ride from Kolkata. The summer was at its peak and we were all … Continue reading Vel Vel Festival in Bandel

Ghost In A Hotel Room


I have traveled extensively around India and abroad and quite of few of these trips were solo so I am well used to staying alone. Be it tents, a bench on a roadside Dhaba, a budget hotel, or a star hotel I have experienced it all. I am comfortable in all of them coz after … Continue reading Ghost In A Hotel Room

A Different Christmas Story


I was sitting right in front of the mirror and watched myself. For a moment I thought how the hell on earth I have landed myself into this mess. I could see streams of blood flowing down my left nostril and as I kept tilting back my head to stop the bleeding the blood rushed … Continue reading A Different Christmas Story

Haranath Lodge And Subhas Chandra Bose


It was October 2019 and after a brief spell of rain on a Sunday afternoon, I decided to take my bike for a test long ride after a recent servicing. Not finding anything within the one-hour driving range I decided to check out Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, which is quite famous for bird photography. I … Continue reading Haranath Lodge And Subhas Chandra Bose