"In the 90s, Cherrapunjee used to be the region to receive the highest rainfall," tells my father. In those days, neighboring Netarhat was one of the top 10 locations with highest rainfall in India. Growing up in Jharkhand, brought me closer to the monsoon and my father's stories. His accounts of the many snakes that... Continue Reading →
Samosa is the lifeline of Patna. Whether it is an occasion of ladki walas meeting the ladka walas for the first time or a victory of cricket match, samosa is the perfect snack for the event.
Like every place in Jharkhand I went to chase the monsoon, Bokaro presented me with an endless trail of greenery around me. The outer parts of Bokaro and the path that leads to the city is mountainous and the clouds hover above them ready to rain anytime. The sight that was presented before me was... Continue Reading →
My monsoon trail continued in Jharkhand and I left for Netarhat the next morning. I took a bus and traveled in the morning on a bumpy bus ride with muddy roads like this But then the route was covered with the Koel river that was flowing nearby. Like every place in Jharkhand I went to,... Continue Reading →
Last month I was returning from my native Jhumri Telaiya to Patna, as the train passed through the valleys of Chotnagpur region, looking at the clouds increased my lust to chase the monsoon. Jharkhand is one of the few underrate and ignored spots in terms of tourism and travel. For me it was a chance... Continue Reading →