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... of former years. Like Strauss and Ponting he must realise that it is better to exit before you are shown the door. Of course we won't really know what a good first innings score is till England bat, but the wicket so far has proven much friendlier than that at Mumbai. It is a 9.00 am start here because of the early dusk. It is very strange starting a Test Match at that time and puts a strain on our ability to have a proper breakfast before we leave ...
... was we were pretty tired and kinda overwhelmed by the noise and general madness! I think the accommodation was fine for what we paid - but i think that if people are coming at this time of year they should consider AC cos its seriously sweaty at night!
Best part of Kolkata - Mother Teresa's motherhouse - couldnt recommend it more highly!
Low part - getting shafted regarding the train price - i know it only translates to about a tenner but still its the principle!!!
... doch noch etwas zu Essen – was fuer ein Schnaeppchen.
Im Landeanflug auf Kalkutta wird mir zugegebener Weise ein wenig mulmig: wie werde ich Indien finden? Love it, or hate it?
Am Flughafen dann gleich der erste Lacher: wir besteigen einen Bus (aus der Steinzeit), der uns dann nach Fahrt in einem weiten Bogen ca. 15 Meter von unserem Flieger
absetzt… Welcome to India.
Im Flughafengebauede ist dann noch alles wie gehabt und ...
... we hope to share with you and that you will share with us. Please take care and we wish you all a wonderful and prosperous New Year. Please stay tuned for our next entry, which will cover our Trip to Agartala to work with the Children of Aalor Pathe and the Monsoon Music Scholarship. Thank you as always for your continued support and interest and we look forward to hearing about your adventure and travels.
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... t much else we could do, so we covered the bed with our ponchos and hoped we wouldn't get eaten alive before morning. In the morning after a good night's sleep, the room didn't seem half as bad.
We hit the streets and very much got the feeling that we were back in Africa with hundreds of people sleeping rough in the street, begging and trying to survive, although it felt very safe and welcoming as well.