Kaima Hill Buddhist Site


I am on a quest to visit all the Buddhist sites in Odisha and that means I have to visit some pretty odd site which one might not count as a tourist destination. I get the thrill of visiting these places but the same does not apply to the driver of the car hired to … Continue reading Kaima Hill Buddhist Site

Bajragiri Buddhist Site


My Buddhist tour of Odisha continues with my next blog on another interesting Buddhist site in Odisha. Buddhist viharas were once spread across the states of Bihar, Bengal, and Odisha. The ones in Bihar are famous for being popular tourist destinations but there are quite a few of them across Odisha which is very less … Continue reading Bajragiri Buddhist Site

Rajbari Bawali Heritage & Luxury


In my previous blog, I have taken you across a small village in Bengal called Bawali which has a couple of old terracotta temples built by the Zamindar of the village. Apart from these temples, there is another heritage structure that needs a dedicated blog post. The main reason as to why these terracotta temples … Continue reading Rajbari Bawali Heritage & Luxury

Temples of Bawali


During one of my trips to Achipur, I made a quick detour and visited a small village called Bawali. I have been told about this village by one of the guys working in our office pantry. He knew that I often venture out on weekends and I have a special interest in old and heritage … Continue reading Temples of Bawali

Kolkata Port Trust Maritime Heritage Centre


Honestly, I never knew there were so many museums in Kolkata. I wanted to do a consolidated blog with all the museums of the city and while researching I realized that there are far too many to fit them into a single blog. So the next best option would be to cover some of the … Continue reading Kolkata Port Trust Maritime Heritage Centre

Falta Dutch Fort


“Ekhane bagher khancha chilo. Jara bodmasi korto tader ei bagher khachey fele dawa hoto” (There used to be a tiger cage right here and people who used to do bad things would be thrown inside the cage) muttered the boy of around ten years of age as he explained the functionality of the old structures … Continue reading Falta Dutch Fort

Moyapur Achipur Barood Ghar Magazine


“What is in a name”? Everything actually when it comes to history and heritage. Around two years back I had visited a group of abandoned brick buildings that were almost in ruins while on a trip to Achipur. The locals refer to this place as a “Barood Ghar” but no such references exist in any … Continue reading Moyapur Achipur Barood Ghar Magazine