Shouvik Das writes an ode to the Indian Railways -- the world’s most romantic mode of travel. I have always been a romantic when it comes to train travel. While my profession has forced me into becoming a frequent air traveller, I often take time out to book myself a long-distance train ride whenever I am … Continue reading Tomato Soup with a Dollop of Butter: Food Tripping with Indian Railways
Punjab Series: The Keeper Of Memories
After a seven hour road trip that commenced at 7 in the morning, and two pitstops later, we reached Adampur (district Jalandhar) at about 2:30PM in the noon. We had eaten tandoori parathas paired with a big glass of chai at Amrik Sukhdev, the dhaba-land of NH1, in Murthal early in the morning, which ensured that … Continue reading Punjab Series: The Keeper Of Memories
Assamese Rivaayat: Lahey Lahey Slipping Into Nostalgia With Each Bite
Having spent a part of my childhood in the state, Assam has always been close to my heart. We lived in the small town of Nazira, on the bed of Dikhow river in an ONGC township, which formed 60% of that town's population. The township was self sufficient with offices, schools, dispensary, club house and … Continue reading Assamese Rivaayat: Lahey Lahey Slipping Into Nostalgia With Each Bite
Indian Railways: All Aboard The Nostalgia Train!
There's no journey like that of the grand old Indian Railways I've always been a bit of a romantic when it comes to travel, especially rail travel. Almost always, I tend to be more upbeat about the journey than the destination itself. Having toured across much of India and even a bit of the rest … Continue reading Indian Railways: All Aboard The Nostalgia Train!