A day well spent

This year, Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on February 13, and will continue till 14th in India. There are several legends around Maha Shivratri. According to a legend, Maha Shivaratri was the day when Shiva drank poisonous negativity to protect the world. Another legend says that it is the night when Shiva performs the heavenly dance of creation, preservation and destruction, while some believe that … Continue reading A day well spent

My Museum Visit

New year, new me resolution-to visit places this year. I visited Indian museum yesterday in Kolkata, also referred to as the Imperial Museum at Calcutta in British India era texts is the largest and oldest museum in India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings. It was founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata (Calcutta), … Continue reading My Museum Visit

International Kolkata Book Fair 2018

The 42nd edition of the International Kolkata Book fair is underway in West Bengal and has been garnering a large crowd of avid readers from across the country.  The fair, dubbed as the world’s largest book fair, is being organised at Central Park Mela Complex at Salt Lake in Karunamayee. The interactive sessions at the Kolkata Book Fair has authors from various countries including Russia, … Continue reading International Kolkata Book Fair 2018

We Stayed Here

For this week’s challenge, I am sharing a photo that says “temporary” to me.  Although tourism in Himachal Pradesh is properly organized but reaching Kheer Ganga is not so easy and that’s precisely why it needs proper planning. Many people travel to Kheerganga as it has a temple of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and the hot water spring there is considered to have medicinal properties. The … Continue reading We Stayed Here

Kasol Diaries

Kasol is a village in district Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, northern India. Although we had a blast living in Kasol for 4 days, the food here sucked. Awesome place with breath taking views to die for, and amazing place to camp with family and friends. I can gurantee you no bugs or mosquitos will bite.  This week’s topic is  Peek, and here are my contribution.           Continue reading Kasol Diaries