Category Archives: Traveling in India

The Ghats of Kolkata- Unheard Stories!

The term ‘Ghat’ is mostly used in certain parts of South Asia refers to a series of steps leading one down to a water body, which is usually a holy river.  In regions where Bengali is spoken ‘ghat’ means a set of stairs as which can lead to something as small as a pond or […]

The Armenian Ghat: A Few Thoughts On The Place

The Kolkata ghats have never ceased to fascinate me – whenever I have visited them I have marveled at the romance and mystery associated with them. One such ghat that has been oft frequented by me is the Armenian Ghat. This is a ghat which has stood the test of time – with its glorious […]

Discover India Part II – Mumbai: Stories in Stone

For travelers across the globe India has always been a fascinating destination. With its rich history and culture, the country has never ceased to fascinate the history and culture lovers who have visited the country repeatedly to savor its magic mystique and diverse heritage. In most instances these tourists have toured northern India and have […]

Discover India: Why Traveling in India is a Lifetime Experience for any Photographer?

Everything started that day when I accompanied my friend Sujata who wanted to buy a mobile phone for herself to a posh dealer shop in south Kolkata . While she was going through the various company catalogues and their innumerable devices, along with the prompt brainwashing of the salesgirl, I was simply bored. As I was trying to make myself available physically beside her, I had let go of my eyes all over the place, but sadly nothing was interesting enough! Oh, but what was that? In one corner of the shop, there was a large poster by Indian tourism department with the catchline “Discover India”