Books are ocean of knowledge, books are companion for life. A famous quote by Ernest Hemingway says — “There is no friend as loyal as a book.” MUTANABBI STREET, BAGHDAD Name the book you’re looking for and it's said that you will find it in one of the tens of bookstores lining this famous cultural avenue in … Continue reading
In & around Kolkata, previously known as Calcutta.
It was 30 March, Jaya’s stitches on her right wrist were removed. Things were looking okay. Her abdomen stitches would be removed next day. It was getting into evening, Jaya was in no mood to return to the hotel so early. I was a bit hesitant whether she would be able to roam around as … Continue reading
Jaya was suffering from pelvic endometriosis since last few years. Endometriosis happens when the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus on the ovaries where it doesn’t belong. Currently causes for endometriosis are unknown. There is no cure for endometriosis, but it can be treated in a variety of ways, including pain … Continue reading
I was returning from Gangtok on a two-week holiday from my institute after our third-year examination on February 1. My mom was in Kolkata to attend her friend’s daughter’s marriage followed by her routine medical checkups and consultations. So, I joined her in Kolkata. After her checkups and consultations at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, on February 2, … Continue reading
If anyone mentions Kolkata, the first place that comes to the mind is Howrah Bridge. Howrah Bridge is one of the most celebrated landmarks of Kolkata. Situated on River Hooghly, it serves as the lifeline of the city. The bridge plays the role of the gateway to Kolkata, as it connects the city to the … Continue reading
On 16 October 2014, we came to Kolkata for Jaya’s health check up at Quadra Medical Services, Hazra Road. We checked in at Great Eastern Hotel in Dalhousie area for our stay. It’s the oldest five-star hotels in all over Asia and its establishment dates back to 1840s during the East India Company rule in … Continue reading
Well, I find it quite justified to dedicate this post on an innovative delicacy - 'Nalen Gurer Ice Cream', which we enjoyed today at Oh! Calcutta, Silver Arcade, EM Bypass, Kolkata — a Bengali cuisine restaurant. Jaya and I went to this restaurant for Bengali cuisine before catching our flight to Ranchi. We started with 'Aam-pora sharbat' (আম-পোড়া … Continue reading