Handmade in Oaxaca

Thousands of tall cacti stood erect on the hills like goosebumps, welcoming us to the state of Oaxaca. In places, there were thick blankets of pale, fluffy grass, almost as if the hills were sporting fur jackets. As we drove into the historic centre of Oaxaca city, the vibe resembled that of both, a beach … More Handmade in Oaxaca

Share Bazaar ki Chai – My Tryst with Calcutta’s Tea Theatre

There are Calcutta sounds I itch to hear as soon as I set foot in the city. The fervent mixing of jhaal muri in a metal donga, the crunch of a puchka, the waft of Rabindra Sangeet from an old radio, and an occasional tinkle of the somewhat forgotten tram bell. On my most recent visit, … More Share Bazaar ki Chai – My Tryst with Calcutta’s Tea Theatre