By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Credit : http://www.skymetweather.com Under smoky, smoggy skies people pass by, a nip in the air summer loses hold; The city prepares for a date with the brazen, windy, chilly, winter cold.
By Somali K Chakrabarti It was 1 PM in the afternoon. After lapping up all there was to seen in Pattadakal and Aihole, we proceeded towards Hampi, which is at distance of around 150 km from Aihole. The stretch of road between Aihole and Hampi being smooth, we had an easy drive. On the way, as… Read More Hampi – City with a Iconic Heritage
By Somali K Chakrabarti Pattadakal, a small village in Bagalkot district of Karnataka, is a name that I had not heard of till recently, but after seeing the place enroute to Hampi from Badami caves, I was so enthralled by its beauty and richness of art that if I have to describe the place in one… Read More Pattadakal and Aihole – Cradle of Indian temple architecture
By Somali K Chakrabarti Diwali, is the festive time that brings in happiness and cheer. It is also the time, for long weekends. To make good use of this long Diwali weekend, we started out on a road trip from Mumbai towards Karnataka. My endless fascination for rocks, caves and historical monuments drove us to the… Read More Badami Caves – Splendor in Rocks
Bhudeb Chakrabarti Unakoti – One less than a crore Unakoti, the word means ‘one less than a crore’. This is the name of a place located deep inside a coolly shaded forest, about 180 kilometres northeast of Agartala. An archaeological wonder known for the largest Bas-relief sculpture in India, Unakoti is supposed to have the carvings and statues… Read More Tripura: A land of many Splendors
By Somali K Chakrabarti An eventful day for a blogger is one in which he/ she gets to be a part of the blogging community in person and receives some delightful insights into the world of blogging. Yesterday was such a day, when bloggers from all over India came together at Mumbai for the Blog Now… Read More Meeting The Great Bong Arnab Ray at BNLF