Ten Degrees in Bengal

Sitting on the terrace next to overgrown marigold shrubs, drying clothes and munching on fresh oranges. Trains whistling and cars honking at a distance, while birds chirping and rustling leaves in January winds that occasionally sends your bones down shivering. The smell of cooking in mustard oil from an unknown kitchen around and the hope … More Ten Degrees in Bengal

Black sands and naughty turtle babies – Velas, India

Two telephones hung next to each other on the wall,  its paint peeling off like a snake shedding its skin in the wake of winter. With barely any mobile connection, ATMs within the next 30-40 kms, 4G or Fintech, landlines are still treasured in this part of India.Lying lazy by the Arabian sea, Velas is … More Black sands and naughty turtle babies – Velas, India