The Golden Parkk
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews The Golden Parkk Kolkata (Calcutta)
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... tip. Every street has litter, rubbish and waste (often covering the pavements and sides of the road. It really appears to be the mentality over here to throw litter and whatever else on the floor. We were even encouraged to do it by others if they saw us looking round for a bin. Not only this but there are uncleaned urinals dotted about on the pavements, human ***** floating around in monsoon puddles and occasional smells that are so rancid your eyes starts stinging. ...
... I have become a true believer of this! After 5 days of a bad stomach, a Dr and plenty of antibiotics later I finally got better. After New Years and having spent 10 days in Goa, which was far too long, there's only so much sunbathing I can do, we started to make our way back up North and to Mumbai. We stayed in Mumbai for two nights and missed our train to Agra as I was still unwell. Who would be silly enough to come to all the way to India and not see the Taj Mahal? ...
... ever since I returned to England. It is the times of hardship or misfortune that stick in your head. It's those moments you laugh about as much as the good times. Yeh, I can't wait for more paradise and beaches in Thailand and Bali, but India is going to have asserted itself as something quite unique. We have somewhere around 16 days left here and I intend to make the most of them. I'm just thankful that I have a mate like gent to share it all with, cause things wouldn't be the same on my own. Until next time. :) much love all. ...
... to start a conversation with "Where you from?" , trying to feed us snacks on the buses and trying to take pictures of us. We were lucky enough to be chauffeured around Chennai on our last day there by a lovely young, IT professional called Das who we met in Mamallapuram a few weeks ago. He invited us to have breakfast at his house to meet his family, it was the most delicious meal we had so far in South India and his wife dressed me up ...
... cold rain when I think, "India monsoon," but cold it was and SO refreshing. Of course, once the rain stopped it got hot again but I didn't sweat once until 5 o'clock when I was cornered by more dancing and couldn't reach a fan.
I have made a running list of what my first meal back will be. Thanks to the taunting of my friend Wylie, Arizona Iced Tea will be added to that list. Of course when I return back to the states ...