Dooars:Bindu , Santhalikhola , Rocky Island

And the name is Joldhaka 🙂 One of the four predominant rivers that flows in North Bengal. The other three being Teesta, Torsha and Raidaak. Bindu is the last village on Indian side before Bhutan.  It also has a dam on the river Jaldhaka. The dam is used to control water flow to Jaldhaka Hydel…

Dooars: Murti, Jhalong and Bindu

After the failed attempt at Gorumara, we started on our way to see some other places. The proposed itinerary told us that it was going to be a long day. Our cars proceeded through beautiful roads through the jungle. We stopped at Murti. While crossing Murti bridge, we stopped our cars and heard the splash…

Dooars: The good, the bad and the ugly at Gorumara National Park

The rain continued. But we as travellers ,had hopelessly fantasised an early morning safari in Gorumara. Gorumara National Park is a protected wildlife park that has been declared as the best among the national parks in India in 2009. It houses an impressive population of Indian one horned Rhino, deer, peacock and other birds. The…