Darjeeling and Indian Cinema share an eternal bond that has been celebrated through various movies as well as song sequences shot in this heavenly Himalayan hamlet. From Mere Sapno ki Rani to Main Chali Main Chali to Kasto Maza Hai, Darjeeling has ignited the imagination of many filmmakers since as early as the 1960s. Movies like Aradhana, Humraaz, Mausam, China Town, Barsaat ki Ek Raat, […]
These 6 signs are a clear cut indication of the fact that Durga Puja is round the corner.
Perched atop the Observatory Hill in Darjeeling is an age old Temple dedicated to Mahakal or Lord Shiva. A ten-minute walk towards the right side of the Mall Road will lead you to this temple, which is also a vantage point for a 360-degree view of the entire city as well as the adjacent mountain ranges.
Darjeeling is a quaint hill station in the lap of Eastern Himalayas in India. Previously a part of Sikkim, Darjeeling was given to the East India Company as a gift from the king of Sikkim in the year 1835. Apparently, Lt. General Lloyd identified the potential of Darjeeling to be turned into a British sanatorium.
Gairkata is the perfect concoction of wilderness, beauty, greenery, bliss and tea. Gairkata is not a commercialized tourist location but has the necessary elements to attract travelers. If you love solitude and want to contemplate life in absolute serenity, then Gairkata will not disappoint you.
Dominique Lapierre in his book City of Joy, first named Kolkata as the City of Joy, and since then it has been known by this nickname.
Cooch Behar is a small town located in Northern part of West Bengal which was once a princely state and is now a home to numerous scenic locations that you may have never heard of but are worth a visit.