• Earth through lenses
  • Guide to Bhutan

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    [ Guide to Bhutan ] I have been planning to travel to Bhutan at least for past 4 years. Somehow, as time doesn’t match I kept on postponing it. This year I was adamant, and went on without my husband and with my son. Bangladeshis have visa on arrival system in Bhutan, hence no need […]

  • Inspirations
  • Definitely pretty

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    [ Definitely pretty ] In inspiration section today we have Saria Saguaro. Saguaro means cactus and she thinks her nick is accurately given. She is one of the best bakers in town, who has her own online cake studio The Flourist. I adore her cakes, especially as they are made of buttercream. Besides making beautiful […]

  • DIY
  • Dry flowers

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    [ Dry flowers ] If I could I would decorate my home with fresh flowers everyday. The fragrance, the freshness and the colours of a fresh flower is a source of instant happiness around the house. Unfortunately in my everyday commute, I don’t have any flower shop, I have to go out of my way […]

  • Tête-à-tête with tea
  • Egyptian mint tea

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    [ Egyptian mint tea ] For our honeymoon we went to Egypt. There was a roadside cafe near our hotel in Ciaro downtown. When we went there for an evening shisha session they offered us “egyptian tea”.  First I thought it will be something exotic, totally different from anything I have ever tasted. However, I […]

  • Nature we know…
  • Hemanta…. or Late Autumn

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    [ Hemanta…. or Late Autumn ] All of my seasonal posts will begin with my favourite poet and his songs… Here is what Tagore says on Hemanta or late Autumn.. হেমন্তে কোন্‌ বসন্তেরই বাণী   পূর্ণশশী ওই-যে দিল আনি॥ বকুল ডালের আগায়   জ্যোৎস্না যেন ফুলের স্বপন লাগায়। কোন্‌   গোপন কানাকানি   পূর্ণশশী  ওই-যে দিল আনি॥ আবেশ লাগে […]

  • Traditions
  • Fine art of….

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    Adibasi is a term used for all the heterogeneous set of ethnic and tribal groups considered to be the indigenous population of Bangladesh. Adibashi people live mainly in the hill tracts of Chittagong belt also they live many other plain land areas of the country. There are about approx. 40 groups of Indigenous communities in […]

  • Contemplation
  • What is a weekend?

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    Ahh.. the sweet smell of weekend is here… I have already started baking… How do you guys spend your weekends? I totally stay lethargic.. sticking around my bed, doing home spa, or spend quality time in the parlour. Weekends are precious and just around 8pm every weekend I feel like crying if I don’t spend […]