Santiniketan: Breath taking adventure

Santiniketan: Breath taking adventure

Few days ago I had went with my mom to see Deer Park.

What a surprise was when it turned out to be not a Deer Park but a Park with some birds only.

Our journey started early in the morning.

We agreed to go out at 6-7am. But because it is almost impossible for me to wake up so early i had to not sleep all night. I have been watching movies. So when my mom woke up at 6am I was already ready. Unfortunately in this time there appeared an awesome movie that I wanted to watch so badly. Usually if we want to go somewhere in the morning it is very hard because we become quiet lazy. When my mom was ready she asked me if we are going or not. I had no idea of course. I was watching movie, I thought she will decide but at last I just went outside to wait for my mom.

When we went it was already 7am. It was quiet cold outside and when we were walking on the street I started to ask my self, why did I go with her. After 10 minutes of walking we were standing in front of a gate, where we thought was suppose to be Deer Park. The big gate was closed, only on side there was an open wicket. We went in. It was very quiet. Nobody was there. And then I noticed a wall on which was written that this place was open from 10 o’clock. It didn’t bother us. We started to walk  and explore. But there was not much there, few monuments, house. In front of us there was a very small bridge. We crossed it and we sow a big board. There were pictures of many kinds of birds on it. Then only we recognized that it wasn’t a Deer Park. It was Bird Sanctuary. The only thing that there were no cages, there was big field with birds.


We passed the board and on one side there was a fence and some buildings on other field. We were trying to recognize what birds they were. But we couldn’t. After few minutes of walking I wanted to come back but my mom wanted to continue. On the side with buildings, there appeared a small road. The funny thing was that someone left many kinds of jeans on the fence. Blue, yellow and in many different sizes. I found an hole in the fence and we came out on the road.

We decided to go explore a village. We passed an lake, temple and houses. And then after half hour of walking there was a turn and in the corner another turn. I decided to go there. There we had a big surprise, an big gate with words written on it “Deer Park”. We didn’t expect that. It was still to early to go there. So we went on. On right side appeared something I had called ‘Canada’. It was an area of red sand. I called it like than because of many movies I watched.

It was really amazing. We went there. Took a rest. And continued our adventure.

After 10 minutes of walking, on the sides of the street appeared buildings of Visva Bharati School.

There we met big family of monkeys crossing a street. They were staying on the tree. Each, one by one were crossing the street to get to another building. In this time we were standing on their way..

Only the most brave have passed between us the rest had to manage by fenceAfter staring at them for a quiet long time we have managed to get to the main street which was going to Santiniketan and on other side to Sriniketan.There we took rest, ate some puri and tea. We found therea map of Santiniketan, studied it and went on. The next stop was Kasa Hara Cafe. There we ate a real breakfast and coffee. And then we went to Visva Bharati School. We were watching how children were studying, listening and working. Most of the classes was sitting around a tree. The teacher was sitting in front of course. We walked almost trough whole school when we sow an policeman running our way. He caught us telling that we are not suppose to be there because it is ‘Class time’. We didn’t know. 

After that small accident we thought to go home but then came the idea of going to Center Office for information about school. The first we came there we had a long talk. The first school we visited was Nava Nalandam School. Quiet interesting but the problem was Bengali their first language. So we went to see another school with the same problem. After that visit we were so tired that we barely walked home. That time I became so sleepy because of my lack of night sleep. No riksha had passed next to us so we had to walk 5km in san. When we returned home 2pm, first what I did, I went to sleep and woke up the next day in the morning. 😀

 

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