Darjeeling Diary – The Birth of Toy Train

Though Darjeeling had become a sprawling city with the Nineteenth Century moving towards its second half, reaching there was a big problem. The steep slope of the road that connected the plains with the hill city was the main reason for the problems. The journey from Kolkata, the capital of the country was to take … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – The Birth of Toy Train

Darjeeling Diary – The Glorious Railway

(Read the Previous Part of the Journey) There were only 3 compartments headed by a diesel engine in the small train. The first & the last one was regular non-AC coaches and the middle one was air conditioned. When I entered my designated coach F1, there two more families already occupying the first few rows […]

Darjeeling Diary – The Beginning

Sitting peacefully in the middle of the Himalayas of West Bengal is the Queen of Hills. The land of Thunders, as its name suggests in the Tibetan Language is one of the most beautiful hill towns of the country. Darjeeling is much more than just a hill station - it is a feeling, a pride … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – The Beginning

Shimla – Manali – Rohtang – The First trip of my One-year-old baby – Part 2

Read the Previous Part Day 2: Delhi - Simla (Our First Date with the Toy Train) The day started early. We took Delhi - Kalka Shatabdi Express which takes only about 4 hours to reach Kalka. Tip while Travelling with a kid: Avoid long Bus travel as much as possible - kids gets irritated in the … Continue reading Shimla – Manali – Rohtang – The First trip of my One-year-old baby – Part 2