Round-the-World Honeymoon

Arrival in Birpara

Arrival in Birpara

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By Indian standards, Birpara (pronounced with the accent on the first syllable: BEER-para) is indeed a small town – 39,000 souls, a number which…

North to Birpara

North to Birpara

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Our journey to North Bengal began with a hectic and hot ordeal in Calcutta’s Sealdah Rail Station, where, despite our confirmed a/c sleeper coach…

Indulgence in Delhi

Indulgence in Delhi

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A brief, business-oriented stopover in the capital brings us long-denied pleasures like beer, meat (chicken, anyway), sheesha smoking, movies, henna, and all manner of…

Tea Time

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We still have a bit of motion ahead of us, but in a few short days, the next phase of our journey will begin….