During my childhood, my parents used to take me from pandal to pandal. Durga Puja was a nine days of celebration with an extravaganza of food and fun. Now, like million of people from my state, I spend Durga Puja away from home and have to satisfy my soul with the pictures share by friends and family living there.
Ranchi is a place the glory of these waterfalls can be enjoyed at its best. During the monsoon, this beauty increases tenfolds. The hills of Chotanagpur plateau are not as high as the Himalayas or as well known as The Western Ghats but are an equal match when it comes to beauty and diversity.
"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 →
After I was done getting drenched in monsoon showers of Ranchi and Netarhat I took a bus for Jamshedpur as my third destination. The monsoons followed me from Ranchi on a bumpy bus running on the most shaky road one can imagine. The views outside were simply great The hills of Chotanagpur that run between... 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 →