The Girl with the Blue Glasses

"Excuse me!! I suppose that's my seat" "Oh! I'm sorry. I'm just looking for my glasses, I kept it here, next to the window" "How does it look like?" "Nerdy and blue" "Is it that one? Next to the scarf on the upper berth" "Ah! Yes. Thank you!! I'm Ayesha by the way" "Shameek! Nice … Continue reading The Girl with the Blue Glasses

Kolkata and beyond: Loleygaon, Lava, Rishop, Darjeeling

Having lived in Finland, I have developed a special liking for the nature. Fortunately, or Unfortunately, I haven’t had the chance to explore the diverse nature in the India yet. “Maine humari Darjeeling ki tickets already book kar li hai, ab tu jaldi se Kolkata aaja.” (I’ve already booked our tickets to Darjeeling, come to … Continue reading Kolkata and beyond: Loleygaon, Lava, Rishop, Darjeeling

Kolkata Tram: The Time Machine

During my last visit to the Kolkata, the City of Joy, as they say proudly I was pretty fascinated  by the tram lines running through the city. As most of Indian cities are heavily crowded, a tram running right through the middle of the road is not the best mode to commute. This maybe the reason, … Continue reading Kolkata Tram: The Time Machine

Diwali ’16

Diwali, some say gets its name from Sanskrit word "Deepavali", meaning row of lights. Being arguably the biggest festival in India, it is celebrated for different reasons across the country. The northern part celebrate as a homecoming of Lord Ram, some symbolise it as Goddess Durga defeating Narakasura, others associate not with last harvest before … Continue reading Diwali ’16