Author: Dr. Paramita Mukherjee Mullick

At the Nick of Time at Big Ben

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Big Ben fell silent from 21st August 2017 for repairs. It will be silent up to 2021 i.e., a period of four years. Conservation work is being carried out on the famous clock of Westminster Abbey. The Big Ben is a nineteenth-century clock housed in the clock tower which is called the Elizabeth Tower. In […]

The Ancient Walled City

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe walls around Toledo are an example of one of the most fortified complex systems of the Middle Ages in Europe. It is one of the oldest cities of the region. We saw ruins which date back to 3000 years. This city on hills has seen several different cultures sweep over it. Paramita takes us […]

The Iron Lady of France

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Eiffel Tower is the backbone of Paris.  It is a permanent feature of the Paris skyline. The Eiffel Tower on the Champ de Mars was completed on March 31, 1889. It was the tallest man-made structure for 41 years until the completion of the Chrysler Building in New York, in 1930. Dr. Paramita tells us […]