Kolkata, Jorhat, Kaziranga, 07-130517

We visited Kolkata

IMG_1542

had an evening admiring the Victoria Memorial,

IMG_1575

IMG_1602

enjoying puchka

IMG_1641

jhaal mudi

IMG_1650

and visited the family who brought me up.

IMG_1657

We visited Pradeep and Sulakshana Barthakur at their home in Jorhat, where they run a centre for children. (Pokamura, 7km from Jorhat)

IMG_3064

The location is

here

Their home is a veritable garden of Eden which they share with all kinds of beings:

IMG_3014

Bronzeback Tree Snake

IMG_3049

Blue-throated Barbet

IMG_2007

We went to Kaziranga National Park, staying at Wild Grass resort.

IMG_2355

Hog Deer

IMG_2423

Red Jungle Fowl

IMG_2444

Elephants

IMG_2553

Rhinos

IMG_2721

Swamp Deer (bArAsinghA)

IMG_2829

Here’s K1’s beautiful depiction of the elephant safari,

IMG_2745

IMG_2730

where we saw so much of wildlife.

IMG_3098

IMG_2783

The Flickr albums are:

Blr-Kol and visit

Kol, Science City and Gariahat Mod

Kolkata-Jorhat

Jorhat, 100517

Wild Grass, Kaziranga, 11,120517

Jorhat, 130517 morning

Jorhat-Guwahati-Bangalore, 130517

It was a memorable trip and I enjoyed it very much, through my own experience and that of my family.

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: