Sunday, 28 April 2019

A hearty Goa trip cannot be summed up in a few adventures and a long road trip. There's more to this beautiful state than snorkeling, skydiving and hiking. If you're a foodie at heart then chances are that the next time you visit Goa , make sure to explore the place for its  gastronomical delights. Goan food boasts of an exotic blend that mostly comprises of sea-food and exotic spices that were introduced by the foreign invaders. Hence if you want to visit the state make sure to get in touch with one of the famous travel agencies in Kolkata. Meanwhile read on to know more about the delicacies that are worth the trip!

Goan Fish Curry

The Goan Fish Curry or the Xitti Kodi is the staple diet of every dweller in Goa. This delicious fish curry is loaded with a variety of spices that are cooked in pure coconut milk. To add a zing of tangy flavor to the dish , raw mango is also used in it. The dish basically comprises of a pomfret fish and a raw mango. It is served along with a piping hot steamed rice.

Chicken Xacuti

This unique dish comprises of poppy seeds and Kashmiri red chilies. This is yet another Portuguese influenced dish which is savored by the local people. The Goan curry comprises of chicken, potato, onion, chilies and other different types of spices. The Kashmir chilies are specifically used to give it an intense hot flavor and a rich tone of red to the dish.  

Goan Pork Vindaloo

'Vin' comes from the word vinegar and 'ahlo' means garlic in Portuguese. According to local folklore, this dish was previously called vindahloo but because of the use of potatoes in the dish, the people started calling it vindaloo. The dish consists of pork, potato, vinegar, chilies , garlic along with a flurry of other types of spices. The masala is prepared using chilies with other ingredients and is mixed with meat and vinegar.

Thus, if you're planning to visit Goa this season, make sure to contact one of the best travel agencies in Kolkata. The manager will provide you with a detailed itinerary that includes information for hotels as well as transportation services. 

Monday, 15 April 2019

shakti peeth travel

The various Shakti Peethas  are the places of worship that are sanctified by the goddess of Shakti. According to the mythological legend, goddess Shakti's body was divided into 51 parts by Vishnu which was then scattered across the region of Asia. Amongst the 51 of them maximum parts fell in the eastern region of our country of which west Bengal has the greater number of Peethas. Hence this Poila Boisakh , celebrate the commencement of the new year by travelling to the popular Shakti Peethas that are situated in our state. In fact a popular travel agent is offering West Bengal Shakti Peeth tour package in affordable range. Hence read on to know about the holy tour you can plan with your family this Poila Boisakh.

Kankalitala Temple 

The Kankalitala Temple is one of the Shakti Peeth where the waist(or kankal) of Parvati Fell on earth. It is located at the kankali town in the Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum. This temple is a prominent part of the Hindu pilgrimage in India. According to the local story, when the waist of Parvati landed in Kankalitala, it created a depression on the earth. It later on got filled up with water due to rain & underground source which is now known as the kund area.  
travel to kankalitala temple

Tarapith Temple 

The Tarapith temple is located in the banks of Dwarka river in Birbhum which is 264 kms away from Kolkata. According to the legend, the eyeball of Shakti fell on this area and since then this place is considered to be a sacred sanctuary for carrying out holy tantra sadhanas to achieve good health and prosperity. 
tarapith temple tour packages

Kiriteshwari Temple 

The Kiriteshwari temple is situated in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. This is one of the Shakti Peeth where Parvati's kirit (or  crown ) fell in the Keeritkona village. This temple is also known by the name Mukuteshwari. One of the unique features of this temple is the absence of the figurine of any deity. Instead, the red stone that is located at the centre of temple symbolizes the goddess Parvati which is worshipped by the people.
kiriteshwari temple tour

Kalighat Temple 

As part of the 51 Shakti Peethas , the Kalighat temple is located in the capital city of Kolkata. According to the local legend the right toe of kali fell here and since then the temple was established to as a sacred homage to the goddess. The Kalighat temple is easy to access by local commute and one of the most visited places to visit in Bengal.
kalighat temple tour

Hence, this Poila Boisakh , make sure to visit these popular Shakti Peeth in West Bengal. All you need to do is get in touch with a travel agency in Kolkata and discuss about the itinerary of the sacred pilgrimage.