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Nostalgia for the Past: Durga Pujo at my hometown

By Suparna Barman
Travelling has always been very personal to me. My travel journeys are filled with family trips to our grandparents' homes – my mother's place in Kerala and my father’s place in West Bengal, every alternate summer. Then, in the middle of the year, my parents would take me on short trips to Haridwar, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Nainital, etc.

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Always on the Move: Stories of the Street Food Vendors at Police Bazaar, Shillong

By Richa Chilana & Rashi Bhargava
Having visited Police Bazaar at different times of the day, we realised that it is not only a marketplace that might offer insights into the changing dynamics of urban economy in a tourist destination but is also a space that is infused with meanings, metaphors and emotions.

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Travel is the essence of life

By Prithvijeet Sinha
while Seven Years In Tibet shares a spiritual arc of deep evolution through the protagonist's (Brad Pitt) travels in Tibet, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is perfectly clued to the metropolitan, global, post-millennial truth of young 30 plus Indians who can financially and emotionally commit to extended trips to foreign locations.

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Christmas in Fiji

By Annie Surdi
I didn’t get to see the famous Fijian resorts. But I got to spend a lot of time with Evelyn and her family. I began learning so much more about their culture and their way of life. If I had had been in a resort, I would have just been sunbathing or scuba diving and I wouldn’t have been so immersed in their culture.

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Some variety: : Translation of a few short stories of Subimal Misra

By Subimal Misra
They leave the young girls in such a state that they’re unable to stand up for the next two or three days. We didn’t like hearing all that. Ordering a few bottles of mahua and holding the two girls in my arms, I entered the room.

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A boot of one’s own

By Ritushree Sengupta
The maker of the boots had chosen them over a sobbing lover probably because she knew the value of freedom which one has to earn over the wise and silly, silly and wise years of experiences.

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Travelling with Mary Hopkins

By Kavita Ezekiel Mendonca
Being short in stature, I could not reach the handle bars in the train, so I had to hold on to my boyfriend’s waist. Once, I actually held on to another man’s waist, and apologized profusely when I discovered my mistake.

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Contents – Travel: Cities, Places, People (Issue 45)

Contents – Travel: Cities, Places, People (Issue 45)

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