Hotel VIP Continental

40, Free School Street (Park Street), Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700016, India | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $54.00

Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

Mother Theresa's Place

A travel blog entry by judy.tagell


... is now her resting place. Mother Theresa is one of those people where I think to myself "I know he/she is a very good person, but I'm not exactly sure what he/she did..." Am I starting to sound a bit like Karl Pilkington again?! :s I know lots of people who think this about famous 'good' people, such as Nelson Mandella (Jenny Kirkham, Lynn Stretton and Kirsty Drumm - we still need to watch the film and find out!) so I know it's not just me! :P ...

Ear cleaning and other things

A travel blog entry by joancauldwell


... the money-changer left his post and went across the street for some reason.

We also saw a stall where you could have your umbrella repaired! I have several umbrellas that would benefit from this service.

Against all my strict rules and regulations we were persuaded by the guide to try a drink of coconut milk from a street ...

Kolkata (Calcutta)

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim


... the end of this leg. I want you to take something away from this though. To some the last three days would have appeared hellish. Everything has gone wrong, we have experienced some of the absolute worst the country could offer. Poverty and being made to feel alien. Repulsive sights and smells, Our lungs have been filled with the pollution that is visible by the naked eyes and it has all culminated in this bus journey which is so horrendous that I'm writing in disbelief that ...


A travel blog entry by emilyhanne

... on some shorts and went downstairs to fill up your bucket? And at what point would it be embarrassing to go downstairs and admit you've been standing in the shower with shampoo in your dry hair waiting for water? Anyways, I waited for an hour. And yes, you’re right, that is too long.

Do you know what is more embarrassing than that last misfortune? The content of my longest paragraphs. One of these days I will have stories of how I went ...

Day 4 Kolkata Test Match

A travel blog entry by gdh789


... before catching up with the review of the day's play and the pundits view of where it all went wrong for India. We continue to be amazed that the Indian people we speak to seem not at all annoyed by the under-performing stars in their team. The crowd disperses peacefully after the match and we are stopped for conversation by supporters who praise the England players rather than condemn their own players. It is not a trait we are used ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 40, Free School Street (Park Street), Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), New Market, and MP Birla Planetarium.
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