The Golden Parkk
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... by the afternoon. We again had our customary Kingfishers at the Fairlawns Hotel and a good meal at Gaylords in the Lytton Hotel on Sudder Street. In a momentary lapse I forgot about Martin's experience with the chickens in the morning and ordered a chicken biryani, at least I could be pretty sure the chicken was fresh. We left Ian and Judith to negotiate an acceptable taxi fare for their journey back to 5 star luxury. I ...
... leicht, denn wie so oft, will jeder den man fragt helfen und gibt eine Antwort, die dann aber meist nicht stimmt. Wir schaffen es am Ende aber, das richtige Boot zu nehmen und sitzen bald darauf bei der Eisenbahngesellschaft – nur leider haben wir unsere Paesse nicht dabei und koennen somit auch nicht buchen… Der Ausflug war also was das angeht umsonst. Eine gute Stunde spaeter als gedacht sitzen wir also wieder in unserem Handycraft Shop. Wer nun meint, es ...
... and less intensity. Still a great way to have some fun, get some exercise, and get out of the house and our music filled minds.
During our time here, we only travel downtown when it’s necessary to get something, like supplies or specialty items, or to hear a concert. A few impromptu outings that had us out in the city were due to the arrival of Gurujee’s brother and his ...
... Back to feeding our faces, the sweets are so so yummy, mostly milk based and we just can't stop eating them, pure fat delight, this country lives on a diet of white carbs, sugar and pure fat.Also to our liking are these things called Rolls, they are egg and veg cooked and rolled into a Paratha, these are so good, we didn't get sick on our first visit so have been back eating them numerous times.
Before heading back to our hotel we went to visit our ...
... the place is ready to explode. Temperatures of 38degs max, exhaust fumes, trucks driving crazily through the streets carrying statues of the Goddess Durga, I found it all fantastically filthy.
My guide wasn’t at the airport when I arrived, but to be fair the plane was early arriving and I got my bags quickly. I stood around for a while, now quite use to the experience. I didn't get so many stares; here in Kolkata they do seem to see more foreigners, especially at ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility