Music makers of my City.

Everyone living in this city has a similar memory I believe- a humid summer afternoon, languor hanging heavy in the air, suddenly disrupted by the unabashed loudness of a marriage procession, the band belting out the latest Bollywood chartbusters, to which men (mostly) of all shapes and sizes, gyrate as an expression of their undiluted joy…

Language across Time

  Calcutta Walks thrives upon ongoing conversations with all cultures, and seeks to enrich the experience of being human, by facilitating meaningful exchanges. Language may seem like an obtrusive barrier in this conversation but it does add immense value to a culture and people. It permeates through the poetry, prose, theatre and film of a…

Thrifty eating in the City- An eat-all-you-can date!

Two doctors and a psychologist- what does this equation add up to? Well, in any other part of the world, under any other circumstances, you would perk yourself up for an imminent punchline. But in our good ol’ Calcutta, this combination of mind and body has taken the shape of something absolutely fantastic.No, not a…

Supermen on their Superbikes!

Imagine a machine that is powerful beyond measure, that is capable of theoritically implausible speeds. Yet that machine is controlled by a mind and a passion that make for the perfect ingredients of stories that leave you wide eyed, wondrous, and of course, full of awe. On Christmas Eve, Calcutta Walks took a special ride…

Storming the City with Trams…TramJatra and a tale from two hemispheres.

The human spirit is I.N.C.R.E.D.I.B.L.E!  Ever pause to muse on it? The unsatiable quest of the spirit to voice its greatest loves and passion manifests itself in a myriad ways. Here is one such story… Two continents, two vastly different people, languages, cultures and yet, there are various points when the two criss cross and…

The Gastronomic Conversation…

There are countless ways of engaging with another culture. One of the best and most personal ways is definitely getting to taste the food of the people. Not the food served out at branded restaurants with impressive layouts and chefs with a long line of accomplishments trailing their names. But the food, served out from…

The Calcutta Bungalow Story…so far…

It has been a journey of more than a thousand thoughts and deeds. It continues to be a journey of Time, Vision, Initiative, Effort and pure Passion for the City, that has meandered its way into becoming what we at Calcutta Walks endearingly call- the Calcutta Bungalow project. Two friends, two hemispheres, yet one common…

Where the Future meets the Past…

  It is imperative in the scheme of evolution and development, that the Future must look to the Past for a variety of reasons…inspiration, lessons, and most importantly, a deeper understanding of the reasons why we are the way we are. There is only one via medium who can bring the Past and Future together…