An Arduous 2-Day Train Journey In India

There is a sea of pilgrims at Jammu’s small railway station.  I am travelling with my aunt and grandparents and the only way to travel is the 32-hours train ride to Calcutta.  We wait among the Victorian wooden pillars and arches.  Wafting aromas of cinnamon and tea leaves fill the air from the little tea…

The City Of Joy

The announcement from the flight attendant woke me up from the mild slumber and I looked down. The display of small bright lights seemed to decorate the whole city and gave its meaningful name The City of Joy! After all the waiting in queue for check-out and baggage, I exit the aerodrome and hail a taxi….