Som Datta Travel Articles
Not on the map – A road trip from Delhi to Jaipur, India A road trip from Delhi to Jaipur via Sariska, a tigerless tiger sanctuary, Bhangarh, a ghost town, and village of Abhaneri, site of a 8th century stepwell. A Riverfront Trip to Watch the Natives – Outram Ghat, Calcutta The boatmen don't sing folk songs in their melancholy voices, like they do in Satyajit Ray's movies. Here they sit together on their haunches, swigging at their bidis, waiting for the accidental tourist. A Bangkok City Tour on a 12-hour Layover – Bangkok, Thailand A 12-hour layover at Suvarnabhumi. Som Datta had never been to Bangkok before, and it sounded like an adventure, and the worst case scenario would be a nap at the transit hotel....or so it seemed. Truckking Ladakh – India, Asia Som Datta rode with trucks that missed seat belts, sometimes windshields, carried goats, petrol and military men.