Hotel Pan Asia Continental
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Pan Asia Continental Kolkata (Calcutta)
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... been a miscommunication and the children were told there were no volunteers able to come this particular Sunday, so instead we socialized with the permanent residents of the facility. They loved the interaction and we danced the "Macarena" for them...some of the Spanish volunteers could recite the whole song. Most of the residents were unable to communicate verbally and had severe mental and physical handicaps, but you could tell they were happy to be alive and to see ...
... restaurant. We said some goodbyes after dinner before pushing my stomach with a bit of delicious gelato. It was nice to get to time to myself to watch tv etc and relax In my own room. Almost feels like being back in Mumbai. January 3 - This morning it was nice to wake up slowly and chat with peter on skype before getting going. The remaining group members met at 10 and we headed to park street for breakfast. We decided to follow the photocopied map from the guide book I got in ...
... of 100,000 vehicles. Next I wrestled my way onto a crowded ferry going up river followed by a quick swing by Broadlands Hotel (a groovy old hotel from the 1930s I stayed at a couple of years ago) for a lazy G&T break. Next a squish in the ladies carriage on the underground metro to the Kalighat Mandir (temple), a Shakti temple dedicated to the goddess Kali. By now it was dark and a full moon had risen, and the dome was lit with red lights. We are talking ...
... surprised to say that I didn't hate it. In fact I would probably go as far as to say I enjoyed it more than Nepal. I think the fact we spent time in places that weren't really full on, and were more like Tibet might have helped. Kolkata itself was an interesting city and I did enjoy my time there, so all in all I wouldn't say I loved it, and I was pleased to leave, but it was pretty good and I am glad I went. Would I go back? Not sure.
Next stop, Bangkok.
... one of our senses. By the time we had reached our first destination (a Hindu temple) we took a few minutes to realise it was actually closed already, by which time we had been surrounded by orange-clad monks begging for money (do monks normally beg?!).
We gave up on the temple and headed instead for the Victoria Memorial – a monument built for Queen Victoria and her children and one of the many reminders of the former British rule of ...