Travel Tales

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The Elephant House: Birthplace of Harry Potter

As Harry Potter fans both N and I had decided that ‘The Elephant House’ would be our first stop once we land at Edinburgh. I remembered a bit about the café from the interview Jo Rowling did there after Harry Potter became famous and was looking forward to experiencing it myself. The café is within … Continue reading

Shorts: Chattapadhyay Babu

In the early summer of 1990, my brother met Chattopadhyay babu at Nalanda University. My brother, then a student of history traveled across the country, hoping to get a grip on his subject. His curiosity brought him to Gaya. Chattopadhyay babu, on the other hand, studied Sanskrit at Nalanda. Over cups of tea they discussed shlokas from Gita, significance of various … Continue reading