Uttarayan – Last years of Tagore’s Life

🇮🇳 🇮🇳 🇮🇳 This was our last day at Shantiniketan. We left our hotel after breakfast at 8.30, our first stop was Kankalitala . The temple is about 9 Km from Bolpur station located next to Kopai river on Bolpur - Labhpur road. It is one of the Shakti Peethas where the waist (or kankal in Bengali) of sati fell. From Kankalitala we came back to Visva Bharati and visited Niharika art gallery . Niharika exhibits work of Prof. Selim Munshi, an old Ashramik and a well known painter. The gallery is named with his wife's name. he has painted the…
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Crossing Drake Passage

🇦🇶 🇦🇶 🇦🇶 In a traditional Antarctic cruise from Ushuaia almost 2.5 days are spent crossing Drake passage. I will try to reproduce my personal diary I maintained during this trip. 10 - Jan - 2018 Our journey to Antarctica has began. I was very excited since morning. I went for some last minute shopping and also got some USD in cash from a local exchange. I also visited local prison museum in Ushuaia to kill few extra hours. We were allowed to board the ship after due immigration formalities at about…
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