2011

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Mohun Bagan Vs East Bengal: A Glimpse into Salt Lake Stadium

The match is in progress. The ground looks stunning from the top-most gallery.

Mohun Bagan is a legendary club. East Bengal is a legendary rival. These two teams on their own have kept the dying art of football alive in India for over a century, till the Goans joined the fray as well. Watching a match between these clubs is a scintillating experience. Yes, it can even beat […]

A Photo-Walk in BBD Bagh (Dalhousie) on a Sunday

It's 5:35 pm as the GPO clock tells us.

Have you ever taken a walk through the heart of Central Kolkata on a Sunday? On the weekdays it’s packed with people, sounds and a hundred different smells. But on a Sunday, a day when all government and private offices are closed, BBD Bagh completely transforms from a hub of activity to a lazy idyllic […]

An Evening Photo-Walk through New Market, Kolkata

Inside the meat section of New Market/Hogg Market.

The spanking clean and newly repainted New Market, originally designed by a guy from the former East India Railway. Unfortunately it’s present status is much more shabby and dirty. It would be lovely to see it restored and spruced up. I almost need to visit New Market and the larger area in which it is […]

Chinese Fishing Nets of Fort Kochi

A fisherman walks on the Chinese fishing net.

One of the biggest tourist attraction in Fort Kochi are the Chinese fishing nets. Wikipedia informs me that the technical name for these things is shore operated lift nets. According to legend these nets were introduced by the Chinese explorer Zheng He. This is in continuation of the photo series on Kochi. I was there […]

Cochin Port and its Surroundings

The jetty on the mainland from where you get ferry to Fort Kochi.

Continuing my Kochi series, today I blog about the 86 year old Cochin Port area and its surroundings as I saw it on my way on a ferry from a mainland jetty to the Fort Kochi jetty. Cochin Port is a major port on the Laccadive Sea – Indian Ocean sea-route and is one of […]