The Golden Parkk
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews The Golden Parkk Kolkata (Calcutta)
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... past...the mass at Mother Teresa's was truly moving. Seeing all of the sisters - young and old, singing and performing their daily prayer rituals was very inspiring. After the service, all the volunteers were provided with chai tea, bananas and bread for breakfast before going our separate ways to the various homes we had been assigned to. I worked in the dispensary with two other nurses from France, who I quickly took a liking to, despite a massive ...
... so we grabbed two cabs. On the road we passed a smelly area and saw more chickens getting slaughtered In the street- I don't know what it is with Kolkata and killing animals! When we got close though the traffic got really bad and the cabbie suggested we just get out as we were basically at the entrance. As we got out though we began to put the pieces of the situation together. There could not have been more people going to the zoo. We were on the wrong side of the street and ...
... of the storming of the fort. The whole incident was used the year after to retaliate, kill the Bengali leader and take control of the area...
Finally we were off to the Victoria monument which was unfortunately closed, but the outside is huge and grand and finished 15 years after her death!
The tour ended on a bit of a damp squib, the guide was going to take us somewhere with good authentic food for lunch, but some people just wanted to go back to the ...
... is extremely diverse and can cater to anyone, from relaxing beach holidays or paradise to rich culture and pilgrimage. I feel like I have seen so much, yet I have only really scratched the surface of this amazing country, a reason to come back! It certainly makes me appreciate certain things we have at home like organisation and sanitisation. There is extreme poverty here and the country is not run well, the class system at they adopt here is very sad and I think that it just cannot ...
... But again, this is India and all of my Western perceptions of what is normal are thrown out the window.
Tomorrow we go to visit two very poorly operated orphanages that are domestic-adoption certified. One of the orphanage directors alerted Michelle to a baby in the other orphanage who is desperate for a new living situation. She is one year old, normal, friendly, and fair-skinned (usually an instant adoption). The orphanage has ...