A Ferry and Memory: Majuli, An Experience in Contradictions

I recently took a trip to Majuli—the world’s largest river island in the middle of the Brahmaputra—and every minute of the day-long trip was remarkable. I took a ferry down to Majuli from Jorhat—an hour-long journey on the massive river, heading downstream. The river is miles wide, and you can’t help but be in awe…

Chandni Chowk: Medieval, Mughal, Magical

Chandni Chowk: Medieval, Mughal, Magical Chandni Chowk, home of Mughals, Mirza Ghalib and…all foodies! Chandni Chowk teaches you how to love your age old culture, heritage and most importantly food. Streets always bustling with tradesmen, tourists and vendors will definitely transport you back in time. The place with its congested and dusty lanes holds a…

KHIRKEE- A peek into food from different race and culture

Small tea shops and tucked-away restaurants full of unique flavours are the hidden secrets of Khirkee Tomb of Usuf-Quttal, Khirkee | Wikimedia Khirkee in English means “Window”.  The locality derives its name from the Khirkee Masjid built in the 16th century which is characterized by the presence of windows all over its structure. In my…