The Chrome Hotel
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... especially with young people nowadays learning more about western cultures. The women are not treated fairly, which, on some days when Ami annoys with me I agree with. On the other hand there are things here that I wish we had back home. There is incredible support for one another, everybody (within the same class) seems to feel it is their duty to support neighbours, friends, even outsiders. Anyway, on to. Thailand next. I hope that it will provide as much adventure as India has! ...
... of the gods lie at the bottom staring up at you through the murky waters of one of the most sacred rivers on Earth.
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Yesterday I spent eight hours being the guard who sits at the front gate. We have fired all of our guards as they have begun speaking innappropriately to our girls. As Khusbu sat crying ...
Just a few tidbits...
I am currently eating a chocolate ice cream bar. I have never been so excited to see ice cream.
Kushbu has begun talking in an American accent so I can understand her better. She says she is imitating me. She sounds like a southern valley girl. I really hope thats not what I sound like.
We had fresh coconut this morning. They gave me a whole coconut. I don't know ...
... we were rag dolls as the cab driver joined the other half million cars and drivers on the crazy Kolkata streets. It became evident very quickly that India was a place of contrasts, next to huge mansions where homeless Indian families lying on the street looking for food to keep surviving for the day. The poverty was the first thing that I noticed about this city and as we got closer to the city centre this amount kept increasing to the point of saturation. It was hard to take ...
... the ones without lice tried to sneak in the line to get their hair washed. The following Monday I got to participate in the Calcutta rescue street medicine clinic, which is basically a large truck that goes around the slums to treat people that are not able to go to the clinics. The first slum I went to was situated under a bridge, it was a lot more organized than I originally anticipated, they had a small school and each ...
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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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