The Pearl of the Blackwaters

They say the place got its name from the locals trying to repeat what Sahebs would say when they passed by and asked of the port. Kidder port? They also say it is named after a certain Captain Kyde who was a naval engineer in the Company and got the lock gates of the port…

Marian Payne’s impressions of Calcutta!

What Did I Think of Kolkata? “Mom, you don’t want to go to Kolkata! It’s dirty, the air is polluted, and it’s crowded. You and Beth should meet in a more pleasant place to spend some time together.” Those were the words of our son when he learned I was planning a trip to visit Beth…

Explorer Ritwick comes aboard!

The latest to join the walking brigade has 9 years of experience in the travel trade. We hope to learn a lot from him. Especially from his stint at Annapurna Base Camp where he walked over 300 km’s.