AnomalyCity: Bus Stop Lounge

Another sight to behold on the AnomalyCity series. A bus stop that has additional features. A tea and snacks corner, seating for several, and the most confusing of it all, a barrier. It’s almost as if it’s a mental and physical challenge of sorts. As you wait, keep calm, get comfortable, but when the bus […]

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AnomalyCity: Ambassador for the dead

Necessity is truly the mother of invention. ‘Jugaad’ in the true sense is made possible when one really needs to get something done, no matter what! There is always something interesting around us, if we care to look. I noticed this ambassador turned hearse-wagon parked on the road, and managed to take a picture in […]

At the Kolkata Zoo

The Calcutta Zoo is the oldest in India, opened in 1876. No. What? It’s not? It’s the Trivandrum Zoo that is the oldest, dates back to 1857. The first time I visited the Kolkata Zoo, I loved it. It was way better in terms of general health of the animals and maintenance of the Zoo. […]

Photos: By the banks of the Hooghly river

I stopped by the banks of the river Hooghly, down Diamond Harbour Road in Kolkata. I did not get far enough where the River meets the Bay of Bengal. The Diamond Harbour Port Trust is the oldest operating port in India. It is around 50km away from Kolkata. Ofcourse, the Papdi chaats not to be […]