From here the distance of Digha is 100km more.. From my house(in North side of Kolkata) the distance of Digha is near 200km.. We(My father and me) were going Digha by Motorbike.. We stopped here for Tea.. The time was 4:30 am.. This time I clicked this.. I'm posting another pic in workshop..
Digha is a seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal, India. It lies in East Midnapore district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It is the most popular sea resort in the West Bengal. Renowned for its beaches, Digha is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Digha is the nearest and most popular sea resort of West Bengal. It is mostly famous as a weekend destination for kolkatans
It is located at 21.68°N 87.55°E. It has an average elevation of 6 metres (22 feet).
It is located 183 km from Kolkata/Howrah via Mecheda and 234 km via Kharagpur, this proximity has probably helped this small hamlet to emerge as a popular weekend getaway with number of good hotels and tourist lodges. Digha is connected to Kolkata/Howrah by a highway and a rail-link via Tamluk.
Originally, there was a place called Beerkul, where Digha lies today. This name was referred in Warren Hastings's letters as Brighton of the East.
An English businessman John Frank Smith started living here in 1923 and his writings provided a good exposure to this place. He convinced West Bengal Chief Minister Bidhan Chandra Roy to develop this place to be a beach resort..
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Noel_Byrne (30059) 2014-08-02 8:03
You captured the feel of the time of ay nicely, there is a very early color in the sky. This looks like an interesting road. I like your bike, what better way to e the world!
- Copyright: Indrasish Guha (Indrasish) (2939)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-07-08
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Transportation, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D5100, Nikkor AF 50mm F1.8 D
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/50 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2014-08-02 0:56