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Calcutta Bungalow - Heritage Bed & Breakfast, an initiative of Calcutta Walks. An old Bengali family house in north Calcutta is converted into Calcutta's first heritage bed & breakfast
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Purana Qila, The 6th City of Delhi. It was started by Humayun and Sher Shah demolished and rebuild it. The Purana Qila has three gates and contains interesting monuments, mosques and pavilions.
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Deuli, Harup and Suisa, are three villages in Purulia District. Deuli contains the ruins of three towering temples but they are on the verge of crumbling to dust. Harup contains a interesting stone panel. Suisa has a small museum.
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Banda Deul, Most Preserved Stone Temple of Purulia District. Located about 35 km from Purulia. it is a abandoned Jain Temple. The towering structure is crowned with a lotus finial and has a pavilion in front.
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Cycle Polo, Poor Man's version of the Royal Game is a fielf game played by four players on each side. The game is played on large grass lawns. Ordinary cycles without mudguard, bell and stand are used. It is played in CC&FC in Kolkata
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The fortified Tomb of Ghiyas ud - Din Tughluq lies in the shadows of the massive Tughlaqabad Fort, also built by Ghiyas ud - Din Tughluq. Like an umbilical cord, a causeway once linked the mother fort with the miniature fort tomb
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Coronation Park, Delhi, Site of three Delhi Durbars. Recently the park is being transformed into a landscaped area with a feel of colonial history coupled with a nationalistic approach.
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Nicholson Cemetery Kashmir Gate, Delhi Although Delhi has been know for its pre Mughal and Mughal architecture and it does have its share of colonial architecture. Lutyen’s Delhi, consisting of the India Gate, Rastrapati Bhavan, Secretariat and the Parliament House, consists of the hub of British colonial architecture in Delhi. Among the lesser known colonial […]
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Wreck of Sir John Lawrance The advent of Kolkata - Puri rail link. A obscure marble plaque in Mullick Ghat tells a sad and interesting tale that changed the history of Indian transport and paved the way for Kolkata - Puri rail link
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Achipur Barood Ghar A Gunpowder Magazine en route Kolkata Port Today Achipur is a quiet little village on the banks of the Hooghly River near Budge Budge about 33 km south of Kolkata. The place has an interesting history and is named after Tong Achew, the first official Chinese settler in the country. According to […]
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