The Chrome Hotel
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... only thing missing was Ant & Dec. We had a bottle of Sicilian red which is one of our favourites to accompany the main course of linguine with shellfish, my favourite. My only concern was having been ill on the fish in Shimla and seeing the conditions some of the fish has been kept in was it a sensible choice, then again we were near the coast with a reputable hotel chain watching chefs preparing in front of us so hey ho. We have both lost around half a ...
... landed the rain was torrential and the spray/ steam rising from the runway where the wheels were hitting the ground was a little disconcerting to say the least.......Simon said he did wonder if we were ever going to stop. Baggage reclaim was s..l..o..w! We were met by a very nice man from the hotel , who told me he had met Mr Ralf this morning. The journey from the airport to the hotel took a lot longer than normal. The rain continued to POUR ...
... feeling on her teeth was "okay" or not and as she laughed hysterically her face has the tighest cringe we've ever seen. We will have quite a few sticky faces to wash tonight.
Lastly, although not lastly, we went grocery shopping... in our front yard. A man came by advertising some sort of bread and it turns out he had much more in that head basket of his. So we spent 500 rupees to buy us ...
... really really sucked, but I was happy to be at the movies enjoying some popcorn.
After about 6 days in Mumbai I decided that I should move on. Originally I had wanted to go down south and get some beach time in in Goa, but I met a bunch of people coming from Goa who were all saying that it was raining 24/7 in Goa and it really wasn't worth going. Now I had previously realized that this was supposed to be the rainy season in Southern India, and I was prepared to ...
... improve their circumstances.
In the afternoon we walked to an old cemetery where many British people from the East India Company and the Raj prematurely, in most cases, ended their days. As you entered it was like walking into another world, massive tombstones in varying states of decay emerged through thick green foliage. We spent an hour just wandering round, reading heartrending epitaphs to men women and endless children who had died from ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Chrome Hotel Kolkata (Calcutta)
Nice hotel with spacious and comfortable room. I love the food, breakfast buffet and dinner at the hotel restaurant. Friendly staff. Recommended for Business Traveler.
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