A weekend destination near Kolkata – Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary, Odisha (Part 1)

Last year after the Palmajua forest trip with our toddlers went successful, we had instantly planned for another annual trip this year. So, during the 1st Week of March, just when the COVID 19 situation was still nascent in India and not alarming in eastern India, we decided to travel to Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary – our last trip during the pre-COVID era.  About the Satkosia … Continue reading A weekend destination near Kolkata – Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary, Odisha (Part 1)

Weekend Destination Near Kolkata – Shantiniketan

An Abode of Peace Approximately 163 kms from Kolkata lies this small town, Shantiniketan – an ideal place to revive and rejuvenate your soul. The land of bauls, the land of art and culture, the dream place of Rabindra Nath Tagore, Shantiniketan, is now also a great weekend destination and attracts tourists from all over the world. History In 1863, when Maharshi Debendranath Tagore founded … Continue reading Weekend Destination Near Kolkata – Shantiniketan

An Accidental Sojourn In Darjeeling

When one of our touring friends instantly decided to drop off to Darjeeling from Chatakpur for a day to celebrate my daughter’s 1st birthday, we couldn’t say a NO to that. The chilly March evening in Chatakpur was spent frantically searching for a hotel for a day stay in Darjeeling. The search was starting to prove futile and at that point, we closed in on … Continue reading An Accidental Sojourn In Darjeeling