OUR WEST BENGAL TRIP-(16)

9-01-2023 We were walking in the Dalhousie area of Kolkata with Mr Amitava Purkayastha. He was our storyteller. That was an apt term because he told us so much about what had happened in the first half of the 18th century in that area. Now there are wide roads and beautiful old buildings, but his… Continue reading OUR WEST BENGAL TRIP-(16)

OUR WEST BENGAL TRIP- (8)

5-01-2023 Time flies and we had to leave Shantiniketan. Dipak had talked to his friend, Shyamal, to take us to Calcutta. We left at 8 the morning of 5th. We passed through some villages. Most of the houses are made from mud. We saw two girls painting the walls with their hands. Beautiful designs were… Continue reading OUR WEST BENGAL TRIP- (8)