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The Third Sex

Inequality exists everywhere, not more so, than right here in Calcutta. There’s rich and poor, there’s the educated and the not, there’s man and woman. In every walk of life, for every step I take outside of my front door, I am confronted by a different reality where everyone certainly is not born equal. But we all have somewhere to go, people who can help us, rights which would stand up in court, I was told the

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Hidden Treasures of Bengal – Charkhole and Chatakpur – III

Accommodations are available in Charkhole and needless to say these are too good. Glen Vista Retreat (Homestay) offers the best accommodations facility in the region. Located at the heart of the valley, Glen Vista Retreat offers an excellent view of the mighty Kanchenjungha. The locals of the region earn their livelihood through plantations. Tea, elaich and other condiments are the main crops. They also provide home stays – one of the best ways of experiencing

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How I Completed The 30 KM Walk

Yes, I know walking for 30 kms at a stretch is no big deal. Many people have done it earlier and in fact there are many who have travelled the whole world walking. I can remember a boy who walked 4000 kms and took a selfie each day during his journey. But its like a start. Until and unless you start something, you never know the pain and gain in it. Before I experienced it

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Weekend Break From Kolkata – Tajpur – 4

Tajpur has no dearth of options for adventure lovers either. Those who love water sports Tajpur is definitely the place to be. Established hotels in Tajpur organize adventure sports. You can choose from a variety of options such as coastal biking and trekking, kayaking, parasailing, rubber boar propelling and even water zorbing. Those who want to try something else, arrangements have been made for rock climbing as well. An artificial 35 foot high rock wall

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Weekend Break From Kolkata – Tajpur – 1

Located in East Midnapore, Tajpur is one of the latest entrants within the West Bengal tourism map. Around 170 kilometres from Kolkata, Tajpur is strategically positioned between Mandarmani and Shankarpur. The prime attraction of the location is its virgin sea beaches, pristine water and a dense forest of tamarisk trees. The area has a number of fisherman’s villages around. Within a kilometre of Tajpur, lies a beautiful lagoon. Another attraction of Tajpur happens to be the red crab! The

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A Gastronomical Journey of a Different Kind – II

Fish fry. The continental style of filleting fish was not known to Bengalis initially. It came as an influence of the British cuisine and lead to one of the famous street food of Kolkata, the Fish fry, bread crumb coated Bekti(Bhetki) fillets. Fish fry is my all time favourite. I can have them anytime…at breakfast to dinner. Just thinking of munching those soft fish  fillets with a crunchy bread crumb coating…brings a smile on my face. Fish fry is generally served with Kasundi, a

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A Gastronomical Journey of a Different Kind – I

Well my gastronomic tour to Kolkata started off with a homemade Bhapa Ilish. The hilsa slow cooked on steam with mustard paste, is a true delight to taste buds for any true Bengali food lover. Bhapa Ilish is a common delicacy in most Bengali household. Though with rising of prices of hilsa, it is becoming a far fetching delight, for the Hilsa loving Bengalis. The street food is the part that’s always on top priority

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