Solo traveler, Mathura & Vrindavan

Every Hindu has a special place for Lord Krishna at heart. From our tender age we hear stories of his childhood mischief. We appreciate his heroic acts from birth till death, his teachings of perpetual knowledge in form of Geeta. So I was enthusiast to see his birth place. I imagined a Sylvan meadow where…

Solo Traveler in Delhi and Agra.

I had told you that travel bug had bitten me at an early age. By now I have seen some plaes Like Calcutta , Hyderabad , Shillong, Imphal and even traveled to Darjeeling with friends. That journey had been penned down in my blog (Just for a pair of blue jeans). I had also traveled…

Death of a Chinese Restaurant.

This is a common phenomena in India since many years that one after another Chinese owned eateries are dwindling day by day. I can give you a long list of closed down Chinese owned eateries. Yun Chen , Great wall,  Kim faa, Norling in Shillong, Golden Dragon in Guwahati, Ruby,s in Dibrugarh. Chong Hay, Hau…

Heart Broken at an unnecessary death

Every time I drive along Jorhat Nagaon section I feel like suing the government. I had mentioned this more than once before. This time Dergaon , Misa area was bad enough to make you cry. While filling fuel at NRL filling station near Kaziranga my wife got the message informing Susant Rajputs tragic demise ….

A river cross that has become history

When I wrote this story the Bogeebill Bridge was not completed and people from Dhemaji used to cross the mighty river Brahmaputra to Sibsagar disctrict through this charming Ghat on overcrowded rickety Boat powered by noisy smokey diesel Engine. Now people travel more comfortably in less time but miss the nice scenery , the rustic…

Lock Down Chef

The lock down situation resulted from the global Covid19 pandemic has changed our world. It has touched everyone of us and is going to change our life for years to come. Here I am going to tell you how it has effected me . Initially I was restless and worried about the future but very…

Gangtok, Darjeeling , Tumling , Sandakphu.

My second visit to Darjeeling was an unplanned one. One day I received a call from a friend early in the morning. ( Pratul Saikia. Who is now a chartered accountant and a cost accountant too and presently working for NRL). He straight asked me “How about going to Tawang?” I told him, “ Yesss,…

Just for a pair of Blue jeans

The Travel Bug had bitten me at a very tender age. I already told you the story how I howled when we returned home from our evening rickshaw rides and how I enjoyed the journey to my grand parents place in Sibasagar. Till that time travel was within the state. But in the winter of…

The Nightingale is gone

Late Manik Chandra Sharma was a renowned educationist and sports organizer of Jorhat. His love for music was well-known to all but more to his neighbours.  Father of nine children Mr. Sharma had a strict schedule for his children to practice music every morning and evening. He himself had given the first music lessons to…

A Flight that the world forgot.

    You can’t believe everything that you see in Wikipedia. Today morning I was searching for something in Wikipedia, and then I noticed Lengpui Airport History. It says that this airport was constructed in record time of two years and two months from December 1995 to February 1998. Before construction of this airport the…