Category Archives: Travel Trivia

Travel Trivia: Margherita, a town in Upper Assam

Why does a little town in Assam in the North East corner of India share its name with a famous Pizza? When the ARTC ( thats Assam Railway and Trading Company) was building the first railroad to connect the area with the river-side town of Dibrugarh, it employed an Italian engineer named Roberto Paganini.This was […]
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Check out this Tata Airlines route in 1939

Interesting pamphlet for Tata Airlines ( the only one flying in India at that time) in the pre-Independence times. I am surprised that quite a bit of the country was actually well-connected – but seems like the East, not to mention the NE, was even thenĀ  a wee bit neglected. Compare that, to this, a […]
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