Durga Puja – 2016

This Durga puja  .... was quite a different one. Went to some old and traditional Durga pandals. Civil Line Durga Puja .... organised by Bengal Club !! Last year - we ....jethu (uncle) and me ..... saw an article in the newspaper - about a Durga puja samity that is 106 years old last year.  They perform puja in a…

To Bageshwar … via Baijnath !

 Fish gathered at the temple ghat... From Kausani we went to Baijinath - stayed the night at the Baijinath TRH. Main attraction of Baijinath is suppose to be the "Baijinath temple" but before anyone sees the temple - they straight heads towards the temple ghat ... to see the fishes in the Gomti river. There're many fishes (same kind) but…

Way to Binsar …. !!

The next day - on 3rd November - we left Bimtal and headed towards Almora. There was little traffic as we headed towards Bowali (or say just outside Bimtal) .... road mending work was going on. Otherwise all the way to Almora or Binsar was traffic free. Roads were smooth - landscape was  pretty much green - the river that…