By Moutushi Ghoshdeysarkar A very different landscape awaits, as one embarks on a journey to the Sunderbans. The trees seem like short stout all bones-exposed giants wading through the waters to get you. People are not allowed to land on any of the islands other than the areas specified by the government. The fishermen die … Continue reading Sunderbans: the jungle you can’t step on!
By Moutushi Ghoshdeysarkar Colva Beach People find paradise in Goa. Some like the beach. Some like the drinks. Some like both. And then there are slightly eccentric people like my husband who love to chase ghosts – well he loves to walk around ruins of forts and desolate temples, churches and mosques and calls it … Continue reading Go Goa – anytime, everytime, manytimes!!!
For a mainlander it is an experience of a different kind, especially if one is a first time visitor like me. Of course, with water filling three fourth of the Earth we all are living on one island or the other, but ours is a huge one, and the more inland we live, it does give a sense of safety – at least from tsunamis.
Aalu paratha is one of my favourite dishes and to my excessive pleasure whether in Kashmir (had the unforgettable experience of having them on a shikara) or in Andaman I had the fortune to savour them; it almost always comes as a complimentary breakfast. Following the tradition, breakfast was on the house in shelter hotel at Port Blair too.