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Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
Arrive Kolkata about 8am. I fear my worse nightmare has returned - my tummy is not feeling good. Outside the railway station there are hundreds of yellow cabs waiting for a fare. On the drive to our hotel, I have to admit, I could not have been more surprised. I was expecting the shithole of India, instead it was quite the opposite. It was clean, …
Wed – Varanasi. Had an uneventful
overnight train journey, relatively comfortable - apart from the
toilets – the plan is that you try not to eat or drink, to avoid having to go! Holding your
breath, trying to squat and hovver above the seat all at the same time whilst trying not to
hold or touch anything on a moving …
The last stop for me in India was Kolkata. It was more of a finishing point for the trip and didn't have that much to do, but I still had to get there. Lets put it this way: I left my hotel in Varanasi at 4pm and arrived at my hotel in Kolkata at 2:30pm the next day. BAD.
This is mostly because of the inconsistency of Indian Railway. They …
Well today was a flat out day... we met around 9am and headed down the road to our usual haunt the Kookie Jar for breakfast then to the coffee shop for a hot chocolate. We said our goodbyes to our leader and thanked him for all his help then a handful of us left to go see the Marble Palace. We caught a cab out there as it was raining fairly heavily …
We arrived pretty early (but still an hour late) into the madness of Kolkata. We hopped into the yellow retro British cabs and took off for the hotel. The first thing you notice is that people drive in their own lanes and there are footpaths and even bis lush green gardens...! It seems like a different country here... We checked into the hotel …
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Room was clean and quite spacious. Service in restaurant very slow, in fact there was very little interaction with staff it felt quite impersonal
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