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... The only negative is that animal sacrifices are performed daily here, as in the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati. I carefully chose a time to visit the temple when there would be no sacrifices. The lake is nice and clean and full of tortoises and fishes. Part of the ritual is to feed muri (puffed rice) to them ! Very Bengali tradition.
The temple comes alive during Diwali time. After all Kali Puja is a premier festival in Eastern India. Huge crowds visit ...
... that Manikda is both incorruptible and an honourable man.
Manik Sarkar was known for cycling to work in the past. Now he is forbidden from doing that by the powers that be. While he reluctantly travels by a simple government car, his wife refuses any security or official transport. She either walks or goes by cycle rickshaw to the market. She buys her own stuff. The Sarkars do not employ household ...
... new. Charming in its own way.
Tripura is a completely different state to the rest of the North East. If you assume that this is just Bengal, you would be wrong. There is a strong Bengali influence, of course, but this is not Bengal. It is an amalgam of a whole variety of tribes, some Tibetan Burmese and some Indo Aryan. To me this appears to be the boundary between the domains of the Mongoloid race and the Indo Aryan / Dravidian ...
... of a Hindu 'Om'), Kudle Beach, Paradise Beach. Where you must stay - Kudle Beach.
The experience here is just unbelievable. The beach is very clean and it has numerous shacks and hotels to stay in, price ranges starting from a meagre 50-100 Rs per head. Hotel Gokarn international and Sunset Cafe are very good places to stay at. Although you find a lot of cows on the beach, you can do absolutely nothing here and still enjoy.
During the day, ...
... and watch some channel which showed green and red parrots on the cliffs. Ya, I used to sit at the corner of their sofa and watch those parrots with much astonishment. This house, holds my memory of a wonderful diwali, which my father made special. He lighted up the entire building with candles….painstakingly placing the candles and lighting them at night…I know it, as I assisted him. He was quite passionate about it. After finishing the act he drew a ...