Gogol Ghoshal

Foodie. Writer turned Storyteller. Aspiring globetrotter.

_Bengali_ Bilet - Prothom Kisti

Note: This post is written in Bengali language, but in Latin script. All similar posts are marked with a _Bengali_ tag in the title.

Edeshe eschhi praye din doshek hoe galo.

Prothom 2-3 din toh rastaye berie jai dekhtam, taatei mone hoto “aribbas! dekhechho kando! ei na hole bilet!” Tarpor ektu baade kheyal hoto: koi na toh, e toh emon kichhu notun na, emon jinish toh Kolkata teo dekhechhi aage. Tobe hyan, ekhane moter upor rastaghaat ektu beshi porishkar, r public transport ta r ektu beshi organized.
Sobcheye j duto jinish alada kore chokhe legechhe seta holo rastaye daan dik gheshe chola, r kothaye kothaye Thank You ba Merci bola. Oti-bhodrota tai ekhankar reeti.
Ebong tip dewa. Ja bhujhlam, nehat rude byabohar na kore thaakle, ontoto 15% tip dewa tai ekhane niyom.

Kodin aage bondhur jonmodin upolokkhe dinner sara holo ekti Italian restaurant te. Pother dhaare dokan, aakare emon kichhu boro noy. Ranna besh bhalo, r tar saathe ambience tao manansoi. Sobcheye jeta bhalo laaglo seta holo waiter(?) er attitude. Lasagne shesh hoe gachhe bole barbar oshesh dukkho prokash kore se amake bollo tar bodole Canneloni Sicili ta try kore dekhte “It is the closest thing to Lasagne. It’s my personal favourite. I just LOVE it!”
Waiter der dish recommend korte er aage bohubar dekhechhi, kintu erom dripto konthe nijer pochhondo jahir kora - eta akkebare notun. Khaddyo-rosik hisebe j nijeke onayase client/customer(?) der saathe ek asone bosaye, tar kothaye nischinte bhorsa kora jaye.
Tarpor dish serve korar somoye onno dujon waiter er uchhas dekheo ami thaw! Amar bichokkhonota dekhe tara jarpornai ahladito. Amio muchki hese emon bhab dekhalam jano ota ami e matha khatie order korechhi.

Aro ekta kotha ullekh kortei hobe. Ekhane motamuti sobai besh syastho-socheton. Sobai dourochhe. Footpath die hete jabar somoye majhe majhei dekhi pash die lokjon hus kore doure berie jachhe. R e dour “oi ja! train miss hoe galo!” marka dour noy, reeti-mawto shorir-chorcha korar jonnoi dourono. Gawto weekend e bondhu ra miley hike kore chora hoechhilo Mt Royal e. Naamei mountain, ashole tila. Tobu sei tilar siri bhangtei amra hapachhi, r pash die (local) lokjon doure uthe jachhe. Lojjar akshesh!

Shesh korar aage jol er kotha ta bole ni. Ekhane tap water tai paan kora jaye. Amra setai kori. Sobai e tai kore. Hollywood movie gulo teo e jinish dekhechhi bohubar. Tobu majhe majhe sondeho jaage: khawar jol e chaan korchhi, na ki chaan er jol khachhi? Jani na konta beshi oswostikor.


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