Rishab Tongue Trails 02: Peel Story

He helped us safely reach India, but we did not know anyone here, and started living in the slum nearby. And we were not the only family stuck in that kind of devastating situation. There were thousands of us struggling for existence. As days went by, we became like family. And to tell you the truth, we got the native Indians by our sides. Some of them helped us by sharing their foods and clothes. In these days, we learnt that we should not waste even the peels of vegetables as those too are edible. Fried potato peels can be eaten with normal daal and rice and also saves the cost of a side dish. The days have changed now, but those awful days taught us a lot about life.

Rishab Tongue Trails 01: Bori Story

The steaming white rice kernels looked like fresh jasmine on the plate. Almost all the surrounding area of the wooden slab was covered with bowls of different shapes and sizes. Filled with Bengali dishes that one can think of at a time. But there was one plate that attracted Rishabh the most. A plate which had amazing designs on them. He didn’t understand if they were to eat or to be looked at.

Dancing Around India: Chapter 2 – Mohiniyattam

 – (Reading Time: 12 min Approx) Next morning around, 11 o’clock Sunetra got down at Trivandrum Central, railway station. The cool breeze and greenery all around whispered to her ears – “Welcome, Sunetra! Kerala was waiting for you”.  She opened Read more

Bengal’s Castle Village – Dhanyakuria

A very prominent hamlet during British rule, in North 24 Parganas, on the Barasat-Taki Road, towards Basirhat, is the Bengal’s Village of Castles. While experiencing the Downtown Abbeys of Dhannyakuria, you will be compelled to admire and compare with the Architecture of Medieval Europe. Witness Real-life illustrations of Western folklore, the castles are decked in pointy towers and square turrets and boasts of gardens with ponds & cherubs. Dhannyakuria belonged to the Sunderban Area till in 1742; when Jagannath Das and his Family began living here. The unkempt ruins today charm you as you wonder in awe.

The Banyan Beckons

Rustic, yet with strong religious significance, with an age-old Temple, the branches of the Tree look like an amazing sculpture – carved effortlessly by mother Nature. The Sunlight filters through the Banyan Leaves as you walk under the Great Banyan, enjoying the shelter – serene and peaceful.