1. Morning Visit to Mangala Dham Temple It was now day 2 in Kalimpong. It was drizzling in the morning, and there were plans to visit Mangala Dham Temple nearby, one of the Kalimpong tourist spots (It didn’t feel that much nearby once we started 🥲). Chitradip Da was our tour guide. It was a […]
1. Bus Seat Dilemma in NJP The bus journey from NJP to Kalimpong was pretty cool. Mayukh was sitting on the window seat and I was sitting beside him. As the weather was hot, Mayukh quickly grabbed the window seat. But there was a downside, we were sitting on the left column and it was
1. Dinner on the Train The journey started from Kolkata to NJP. Everyone had brought something for dinner. Shobhit brought chicken and roti, Sandeep brought puri and sooji ka halwa, and Mayukh brought noodles. I brought puri and chole. The food was now too much for 5 people to finish. Everyone tried to eat as
Dusting off my keyboard and cobwebs, I’m back! It’s been ages since I’ve poured my travel tales into this digital journal, and let me tell you, the wanderlust hasn’t dulled one bit. Today, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to a hidden gem called Shankarpur, a beach paradise I unearthed with my besties a
Anticipation and Countdown (August 2023) Everything was planned by the end of August 2023, and now the only thing pending was to wait for the judgment day, just kidding 🤣. The travelling day for the Kalimpong trip was still almost a month away. I would call someone every other day from the group, discussing plans.
Planning the Expedition So, I don’t remember exactly how we planned this, but all I remember is talking to Mayukh on the call about going on a trip to Kalimpong. We thought about multiple locations to go to, and then he suggested Kalimpong. One of his relatives was in Kalimpong, so he said it would