Country Roads

Address: Purbapally, Shantiniketan, West Bengal, 731235, India | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Purbapally, Shantiniketan.
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    Travel Blogs from Shantiniketan

    Kicking Kolcata - AKA Calcutta

    A travel blog entry by the-wanderer on Mar 11, 2015

    33 photos

    ... people set fire to it. He explained that they don't, the gases get so hot in the sun they ignite and start fires. People working on the dump put their lives at risk every day. They are big into plastic recycling here so people are on the mountain working in this filth to make money from selling the plastic to recycling companies. Around the filthy black poisonous pool of water at the bottom of the mountain ...

    To the South and The Ganges

    A travel blog entry by fread on Feb 25, 2015

    8 photos

    ... on board the RV Ganges Voyager, which was anchored mid river was interesting, the Ganges here is a big river, tidal and runs very fast. No real infrastructure to provide porting facilities, the transport tender was very basic but did the job! Found our cabin, which was very comfortable, and wonderful to unpack for the next seven nights, for our trip through the rural areas along the Lower Ganges. The upper ...

    Internet cholbe naa dada

    A travel blog entry by indigoite on Feb 06, 2015

    12 comments

    From one industrial town to another. But this time, there are no memory lanes to travel down. Its just a convenient pit stop; that's all. I am in Durgapur, at the edge of India's steel and coal belt.

    By now it seems a familiar sight. Right outside my hotel is a swank five storey mall. Big Mac, Pizza Hut, and the usual clutch of Nikes and Benettons; they are all there. Imagine Mrs Chatterjee forsaking her macher jol for Fish O' Fillet ! There's clearly ...

    The day of 1000 banks

    A travel blog entry by emilieindia on Jan 05, 2015

    4 photos

    Our whole morning was going from bank to bank trying to exchange our traveller cheques for rupees. It was a long trail trail going from one bank to next up and down streets. People could see us looking around and were trying to help us find banks, one friendly guy asked us to bring our next generation to India. Eventually we found a western union and got some cheques exchanged. ...

    Here we go again

    A travel blog entry by foggyglass on Oct 31, 2014

    1 comment, 21 photos

    ... Violet was 93, a legend. She was born in Armenia, her grandfather left Turkey in 1915 to dodge the Otterman regime traveling through Iran and Afghanistan to reach India. The young Violet married a British Colonel, Edward Smith in 1944 and moved to the UK, they came back to India in 1962. Her mother Rosie Sarkies bought the Fairlawn from two English ladies in 1936. Vi took over the management of the Fairlawn and was a loyal subject to the throne, with photos of ...

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