Murshidabad which was declared as the capital of not only Bengal but also of Orissa and Bihar by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan who was the founder. The former name of the city was Maksudabad. In 1706, when Dewan Murshid Kuli Khan was recognised as the Nawab of Bengal under the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, he decided to move his capital from Dhaka (Now in Bangladesh) to the lush fertile banks of Bhagirathi in Mukusudabad which he later named as “Murshidabad” (in connection with his own first name “Murshid”). As Murshidabad was then a flourishing place for international trading hub for all noblemen and businesses.
Barikothi is an ancestral house in Azimganj- Murshidabad, which is now a heritage boutique hotel. But, story dates back as old as 250 years when it was the ancestral home of Dudhoria family who were one of the Jain merchants , also known as the Sheherwali’s.
Where each staff makes you feel at home , and nature showcases the best of what it has got. Kurumba Village Resort will give you unparalleled serenity.
Kumartuli visit, Mahalayar Agomoni, Dhaaker Taal, Dhunuchi Dance, Shondhay Arati, Astami Pushpanjali, Sindur Khela and then Devi’s Biday bela . All this may sound just a ritual but there is a gamut of human emotions which flows immensely on those 5 days of celebration. Where the heart rejoices to every tune of Dhaak, as the Devi is greeted with affection in the form of love by her devotees. Durga Puja is indeed a celebration of life. – From the heart of a Bengali.
I do feel that to make travel as an integral part of our lives to educate and empower ourselves with deeper knowledge about sustainable and responsible tourism, it is important to also have an altruistic approach to analyse each and every situation in our day to day life. And spirituality have just added a new dimension to travel . It not only empowers your own self but also helps to unite with the very environment you are in.
Bangkok is not just about pulsating nightlife, shopping paradise , plethora of palaces or temples to choose from. It has so much more to offer. Here is an extensive guide about the New shade of Bangkok.
When the only city in the world is spread over two continents and share the richness of Asia and elegance of Europe together. Could it be ever so, that Istanbul could be anything less than being spectacular?
If you have been thinking about that dream trip to Europe and that too on a budget. It is very much possible with little planning. Read it on , as to how I went about planning my Europe Trip under INR 100,000
Thailand or the land of smiles definitely brings smiles to every budget Indians or any backpacker worldwide whoever wants to experience the great combination of stunning landscapes, beaches, activities , food , culture and most importantly the good vibes. Thailand has something to offer for all kind of tourist. Be it a luxurious holidays or budget travel or a backpacking trip, this country makes sure that it makes everyone happy. The people , the food and the vibes is sure to win every heart.
“Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself”. -Anthony Bourdain