Author Archives: Panchi

About Panchi

Residing in the Solar System (Milky Way), lost in the beauty of Nature and the vastness of Universe, I am just another Earthling trying to make sense of life!

Beautiful Universe – Pencil Nebula!!

Some 11,000 years ago, people living in the Southern Hemisphere of Earth must have been completely amazed by a ‘short-lived star’ which was sssso bright that it could be seen even in daytime. That suddenly brightened star was at the … Continue reading

Posted in CosPic | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Out there… it is always Diwali!

Spiral Galaxies are definitely some of the most beautifully structured jewels of the Universe – galaxies with a grand design, showcasing elegant patterns of tightly bound bright spiral arms – so pretty! This particular galaxy – known as Messier Object … Continue reading

Posted in CosPic | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Surrounded by the Tulips.. A Day in Amsterdam!

“Dekha Ek Khwaab To Yeh Silsile Hue Door Tak Nigahon Mein Hain Gul Khile Hue” Decorating the atmosphere with lovely bollywood songs on a bright fresh morning, we the fifteen Indian students on holidays in Amsterdam left for The Keukenhof … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Us and The Universe!

Few days ago I stumbled upon one of the most interesting videos I have ever come across. Titled as ‘The Known Universe’ – this is a video which takes us from the Himalayas to the cosmic horizon – till the … Continue reading

Posted in Gr8Vids | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

The Bihu of my Grandma’s time!

The Heart of Assamese Art (and culture) – Bihu! Bihu is the main cultural festival of Assam and is celebrated thrice a year – as Rongali Bihu (Assamese New Year, mid-April), Maagh Bihu (harvest festival, mid-January) and Kaati Bihu (mid-October). … Continue reading

Posted in Gr8Vids, LifeLog | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

A Day in The Hague (Holland)

It was an extended weekend, thanks to Easter. We, the 15 Indian students staying far from our beautiful country in a small city of Germany called Göttingen were finally on holidays in Amsterdam. We woke up on a sunny Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

In the small Swiss City – Luzern!

Voted as the 5th most popular tourism destination in the world by Tripadvisor (in 2010), Lucerne or Luzern is the most populous city in Central Switzerland. For it’s unique location surrounded by swiss Alps, on the shore of Lake Lucerne … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue | Tagged , , | Leave a comment