Putul Bari – The Case of the Missing Ghost


Who does not wish to see a ghost? Well at least everyone want to but very few are lucky rather I should say unlucky to see them. Personally till date I have not seen these creatures and don’t really require to see them actually. After all I am human being thus I do have curiosity … Continue reading Putul Bari – The Case of the Missing Ghost

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Kumortuli – Where Man Creates God


Ever since I had developed an interest in photography I have heard seniors talking about Kumortuli Photo Walk, initially there were very few who ventured out to the lanes and by lanes of Kumortuli but recently this has become the place for photographers to test their skills. Not knowing what to expect I simply avoided … Continue reading Kumortuli – Where Man Creates God

Opium War – Leather Boots – Calcutta’s Chinatown


Chapter 1 – Chinatown Match Box Mystery 1925, Calcutta, somewhere in China Town renowned for its leather boots and wood works the shops often hid the real business that went on beyond its façade, it’s actually opium that ruled this part of the city. Smuggled from China these opium entered the streets of Calcutta through … Continue reading Opium War – Leather Boots – Calcutta’s Chinatown

Essential Travel Clothing


After my last blog about my backpacking essentials many bloggers requested me to write something about travel clothing so here is what I take along during my solo adventures. I like to travel light and also to travel smart, this means that I plan according to the climate of my destination and also the climatic … Continue reading Essential Travel Clothing

Night at Betla National Park


Betla National Park - 1986 Since I was quite small and cannot recollect all thus the key information have been provided by my parents. The year 1986, the place Betla, my father in those days used to go around different places across Easter India in a Mahindra Willys Jeep with the canvas covering. All of … Continue reading Night at Betla National Park

Palamu Fort – A Close Encounter with a Tiger


Some parts of this blog was already mentioned in my earlier blog about my Betla – Netarhat trip but I have decided to write a separate blog about Palamu or Betla forts since its importance is often not recognized in the history of that particular region. But the main reason for me to write this … Continue reading Palamu Fort – A Close Encounter with a Tiger