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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Victerrace Kolkata (Calcutta)
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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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 …
... br> was part of the family but had some "mental instability" (there's that phrase again!) that was not appropriate for the house. While
Michelle was discussing an upcoming visit by this young lady, we soon realized
that four of the girls in chairs (who had just showered, gone to the bathroom,
and had fresh clothes on) had wet their pants. Many people in this world claim
that individuals with severe mental ...
... wearing dirty clothes and had a scraggly beard. Now I guess I could have paid to stay at the Taj Mahal palace with my credit card, and would worry about paying back the money years down the road when I'm earning a living, but I decided that would have been an irresponsible choice. Plus, in the state I was in they probably wouldn't have even let me inside the hotel.
I opted to stay at the nearby Salvation Army Red Shield guesthouse. It was a good fit for me because it ...
... we take off at 15.30 - just over 2 hours late! Never mind it is the journey that counts!
Now I am sorry to all those out there who have young children but a 41/2 hour journey with at least 2 children screaming at full tilt with little or no attempt to quieten them is asking an awful lot of a grumpy old man. Never mind it is the journey that counts!
We arrive in Kolkata and all is forgotten! How ...
... be avoiding the fish tonight
when it came, as it was likely that it had been out all day. Then I found a
bone in my ‘vegetable’ curry, just as they were serving up the fish. As I
declined this, I asked the server what my curry was. He got the little man from
the kitchen out, who proudly told me it was fish head curry. I now had a good
idea what those chewy little ‘raisins’ were, and it wasn’t sitting well in my
delicate English tummy.