The Golden Parkk
Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
... unbearable and shade non existent so we retreated to a cafe with air con for breakfast. The free wifi was a bonus and gave us a chance to catch up with everyone before we left for Thailand. The girls wanted to buy postcards so we headed towards the markets, which are scattered across the city separated out in to different products including: electronics, textiles, food, motorbike gear, clothing etc.. They didn't however, have ceramic doorknobs, which Rose desperately ...
... in Park Street. In the 1978-1981 years when we lived in ...
... maybe we had just become hardened to it. Tuesday 5th November Our day started at 7am when the phone rang; it was reception asking what we wanted for breakfast. In a sleepy daze, we asked for a fruit salad, this apparently wasn't available (fruit was very scarce the whole time we were in India) so instead we opted for an omelette, toast, plus tea and a coffee to be delivered at 9.30am. 10 minutes later there was a knock at the door and our breakfast was ...
... and send our entire house load of goods from England to New Zealand when we left in March and more paper work. Really!
We were starving and bought some street food, this time it was spicy fried potato with rotis, so simple and yet so delicious.
We had our backpacks on our back and couldn't walk as easily around as we would like to but we caught a taxi and went to the "recommended to see" Victoria Memorial. It is a beautiful memorial building dedicated to ...
... making the 6 hour drive to Gangotri, we arrived too late to start our trek to Gomukh, in turn pushing our trek back by yet another day. That night we stayed in the Forest Check Post Ashram, an opportunity that seemingly isn't offered to tourists very often. One trade off of our situation that night, was the chance to see the opening Pooja (worship and offering ceremony) that happens once a year to open the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility