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Tawang Diaries 2- Through Sela Pass to Tawang

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And then it was….. Sela Pass- Through the entire Himalayan range ‘La’ means a pass. In ladakh, I came across Zoji-la, Namik- La etc. and here in the Eastern Himalayan Range there was Se-La. Situated at the altitude of 13700ft; … Continue reading

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Tawang Diaries- Tezpur to Dirang

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The beginning. “Tawang!” “Tawang?” “Yes Tawang.” This was a conversation which I was having with my sister in law who stays in Assam and had been long trying to lure me into a trip to Tawang. For me, only one … Continue reading

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Cuisines of Kashmir: The lure of the Baked Goodies

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Kashmir & The legacy of Baking. The bakeries in the valley carry their own flavor. The shelves are lusciously enriched with variety of bakery products like Katlamas, Kulchas, Khamira Bread, Modur kulcha, Khatais and Bakerkhanis. The products took on a … Continue reading

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Cuisines of Kashmir- Kahwa and other tea.

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My first introduction to the  Kashmiri Cuisine was through the words of passionate Kashmiris who vouched that they had the best platters in the whole world. Of course I always take such blatant statements with a pinch of salt and … Continue reading

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Takdah,Dist.Darjeeling- Information for a trip

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  The place is a conglomeration of natural beauty and man’s improvisation. So here is some information about this divine serenity. Takdah: The place is surrounded with high mountains and tea gardens and has a colonial legacy of wonderful British … Continue reading

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Takdah,Tinchuley,Lamhatta- Mountain Glories of West Bengal

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‘Amazing, fantastic, serene’ and many more adjectives tumbled out of our lips as we started our ascend to Takdah from dusty roads of Siliguri. We were glued to the dense greenery and the ribbon river Teesta keeping us company on … Continue reading

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Kolkata Weekend Travel- Falta Riverview.

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FALTA: A river, a bank, quiet sunset and green serene surroundings. That sums up the essence of this weekend destination from Kolkata, in few words. The drive from Kolkata to Falta on a busy Friday, took us 3 hours to … Continue reading

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A divine view- Mountains of West Bengal.

A Guest post: Dear readers, this brilliant display of landscapes is clicked by Mainak Das, who is one of my favorite photographers. Here is how he introduces himself:  Hello, I am Mainak Das, apart from working in PSU, I am … Continue reading

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Ladakh- The story of bare mountains.

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How the terrain changes- Nimmu, Lamayaru, Moonland to Leh. The road trip to Leh city from Kargil is out of the medieval fairy stories. The road, which is very well constructed with the clear serene sky and hills and hillocks … Continue reading

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Trip to Ladakh- Srinagar to Kargil, the beginning.

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Ladakh, the land of  Lamas, thupkas and endless mountains, has always been a mystery for me and would beckon me sporadically over the years. Trying to match my schedule with other friends who had planned  for a trip to Ladakh … Continue reading

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