Hotel Victerrace International
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Victerrace International Kolkata (Calcutta)
Hotel was clean, big en suites, did not like the restaurant, very dark, no windows, so didn't eat there well situated. I would recommend this hotel
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... for him and the mission. I said of course we would...and I did...last night Jerra and I prayed: " help all of us to Be clean, Be true, Be humble, Be Peaceful, Be Safe and Be Prayerful. God be with all of those children as they grow up and may that nice Indian man feel encouraged to continue to give to those who really need it. I guess I met the spirit of Mother Teresa on the streets of Kolkata today. What a rich legacy of love and compassion that lady left here. ...
... have progressed the idea. We give her and Manab a copy of the 'Quilts of India, Timeless Textiles' as a parting gift. We move on to Puri another state famous for its Orissa ikat textiles. Danny comments that they look Indonesian. Its true that the earlier textiles on the Silk Road emanated from India and moved as far south east as East Timor. The style in (Odisha) Orissa does indeed look like designs we have seen in Bali. We resist the urge to further our ...
... enough not to be the old market we suppose!
It is a great backpacker area which in simple terms means there are facilities for travellers here. eg laundry services, cafes with wifi and menus that serve food from back home. Our favourite place here is Blue Sky Cafe. A couple of times we have dived in here and ordered fried egg & chips. They make proper hand made chips from real potatoes. Yum!
We eventually made it over to the Victoria Memorial on ...
Another overnight train (of course) brings us to Kolkata. Right off the bat, this city is proving to be a lot more hectic than Darjeeling. Jam packed with people and cars galore- we eventually score ourselves a taxi to take us to our arranged hotel. Only trouble is, our driver turns out to have no idea where it actually is. After some mass confusion and some frantic phone calls between the driver and the tour agency- we discover ...
... and a chapel.
Back to the hotel (for a snooze!) and to prepare for going to the chosen restaurant to have dinner with the King's House group. The dinner was fun. We celebrated Sue's birthday a day in advance, including singing HB. I think the restaurant may have found us a bit rowdy.
We had a bad experience with the return taxi, but these things provide entertaining anecdotes when viewed in retrospect.