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Chittoda’s Dokan at Decker’s Lane: Home to Kolkata’s Finest Street Food!

About this blog: Kolkata, the grandmother of all Indian mega-cities, has received many an accolade for her intense street food culture. Decker’s Lane in Kolkata is one of the oldest surviving street food hubs, that traces back history in the eventful days of British Raj. The fact that Decker’s Lane features few century old food …

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50+ Incredible Photos of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals

About this blog: Kolkata Durgapuja is an enigmatic celebration of life and Bengali culture. Inclusive in nature, Durgapuja in Kolkata touches life at the most obscure points. From marginalized groups of child labor and sex workers from city’s oldest red light zone, to Rabindranath’s nuanced literature, Durgapuja transforms the city into a fairy tale land …

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Travel Photography: Collection of Photoblogs

India Photoblogs Bakultala Fish Market: A peak into the lives of fish-loving Bengalis! 50+ Incredible Pictures of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals! Culture of Kolkata: Captured through my lens! Bonedi Barir Durga Puja in Kolkata! Where the Durga Pratimas are Made in Kolkata: Guide for Photowalk in Kumartuli, 2019! A Photo-blog: Doors of Varanasi, India! Naropa Festival …

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Photo Essay: Bakultala Bazar, Kolkata – Cacophony of a Fish Market!

“Do not make this class a fish market!” our teachers would chide invariably at the onset of a new session post summer holidays! I vaguely remember visiting a fish market, the chaos, the mayhem, the excited middle aged Bengali fathers, in search of the freshest carp! It was not until I started living in Delhi …

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Ganeshgudi Forest, a Safekeep for the Hornbills and Small Pleasures of Birding in Dandeli!

About this blog: Dandeli is one of the best places for birding in India. besides, it is in Dandeli where I learnt to appreciate the art of birding. While most of it revolved around camera shutters going down at an incredible speed, I learnt to appreciate the intriguing art of birding while post processing the …

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Haleem and Biryani? Sure, but the Ramadan Spread of Hyderabad is So Much More!

About this blog: During the Islamic holy month of Ramzan (Ramadan in Arabic), Hyderabad, a medieval Indian city by the Nizams, celebrates Iftar in a true community spirit. In light of the celebration, Ramzan specific dishes are cooked and served at an economical price. This blog intends to help gastronomes with a list of local …

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Exploring the Kebabs and Biryani at Zakaria Street, Kolkata with a Map

About this blog: Zakaria Street is located near Chitpur, one of the oldest localities in Kolkata. Zakaria Street houses Nakhoda Masjid, the largest mosque of East India! During Ramzan (Ramadan), Zakaria street comes live with various food for Iftari. Gastronomes of Kolkata highly revere Zakaria street’s Iftar spread of Biryani, kebabs, haleem, halwa etc. This …

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