Ilambazar is a town located in Birbhum. One of the most notable features of Ilambazar is the fact that it is located on the banks of the Ajay river, and for my family and me, it is very easy to reach the place, since it is only a few kilometres away from the Aamar Bari campus, our home in Shantiniketan. (more…)
This was the second majestic experience of the Uttarakhand trip – rising to the heights of Eco Park in Dhanaulti.
[and this post is delayed, very delayed]
2014 ends in three days. It was truly an eventful year.
This year literally tested me. I may have spent 20 days (or more) taking various examinations. Class 12 selection test, board examinations, three engineering entrance examinations, college admission tests, college semester examinations.
I took admission into Ramakrishna Mission Residential College.
My aunt and my brother came after two years, as did my grandfather’s brother (whom I call Kakadadu), after four years.
We went to Uttarakhand. We experienced extraordinary places there.
And Shantiniketan was always there. (more…)
The third experience during our trip to Uttarakhand, and the last one, was our stay in a place very near to Mussoorie.
Landour is a small, charming, cantonment town located 7500 feet above sea level. Dhanaulti, our previous stop, had been a short, but very memorable experience.
Landour’s temperatures are quite low during night, and pleasant during the day. The location is what makes it special. And that is what made the last location of our 2014 Uttarakhand trip magical!
I’ll be listing the three extraordinary memories of our trip to Uttarakhand.
The first one was a jungle safari…
However, let me first give you a gist of the places we visited before the jungle safari. (more…)