Rabindra Sarobar Lake – “Lungs Of Kolkata”

Rabindra Sarobar Lake

Popular as the “Lungs Of Kolkata” lies in the southern part of Kolkata. Previously it was called “Dhakuria Lake” but later on it was named “Rabindra Sarobar Lake” in honor of Noble Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

Rabindra Sarabor Lake, Kolkata
View of Rabindra Sarabor Lake

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Unfolding Old Kolkata – Photo Stories

Unfolding Old Kolkata – Photo Stories



Time has no divisions to mark its passage; there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.

–Thomas Mann

Time passes away in its own pace and so the culture, society and our surroundings also. Today is the present and yesterday creates a history for us.

Old Calcutta, Heritage of kolkata, old pictures of kolkata
Handpull Ricksaws still holding the taste of old Kolkata

In this post we will take you in the anticlock direction and our destination – the vintage photographs of Calcutta, now known as Kolkata, taken by many photographers of that time. If you take a walking tour around Kolkata, maybe you will get very little similarities between “The Old Calcutta” and “The New Kolkata”.

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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

To make a blog on BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir first you need to know the person who was actually stand behind building up the mandir.

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Temple in Kolkata, Place to visit in Kolkata
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir..

The name of that person, rather I like to describe him as a yogi and an ascetic whose life and teachings brought a revival of central Hindu practices of dharma, ahimsa and brahmacharya, was Swaminarayan, also known as Sahajanand Swami, who is the propagator of the Swaminarayan Sampraday known previously as the Uddhav Sampraday, is a Hindu sect.

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Vizag Diaries (Day 4)(Matsyadarshini Aquarium & Visakha Museum)

Vizag Diaries (Day 4)

Each time when we are travelling,the experience becomes a diary for us–so we named it as Our Vizag Diaries (Day 4) (Matsyadarshini Aquarium & Visakha Museum).

Vizag, Visakhapatnam,, Travel diary, touring,explore, matsyadarshini aquarium, Visakha Museum
2 tankers placed face to face in the garden

After the amazing journey of the Vizag-Araku tour, we had only 1 day left in our hand. So there is no meaning of wasting the day inside the hotel room. Though we all were tired enough after completing whole day tour on day 2 and Vizag-Araku tour on day 3. Still our feet dragged us for exploring more new places of vizag. So we made a small enquire at the hotel travel desk and we get to know about a great aquarium named Matsyadarshini Aquarium and a museum named Visakha Museum. So let’s go for exploring. We dressed up quickly and rent 2 autos and started our journey.

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Vizag Diaries (Day 3) (Vizag – Araku Tour)

Vizag Diaries (Day 3) (Vizag – Araku Tour)

Each time when we are travelling, the experience becomes a diary for us – so we named it as Our Vizag Diaries (Day 3) (Vizag – Araku Tour).

Vizag, Visakhapatnam,, Travel diary, touring,explore, Araku, Coffee plantation
Araku Valley Scene from train

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