The Golden Parkk
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
TripAdvisor Reviews The Golden Parkk Kolkata (Calcutta)
Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
... I felt like I died and went to heaven. I bought some semi Indian style clothing...(wasn't quite ready for the sari, but i'm sure i'll get there) and other toiletries. After dropping off my bags at the hotel, I proceeded to walk to the Mother Teresa Mother House for registration. As I entered their gates, I instantly felt a sense of peace and calm. It looked EXACTLY like the videos and had the same emotion radiating from it as I had envisioned it would ...
... us toward them so as the create a sale. Life in this area is tough not only for those on the street but also for the merchants who aggressively compete.
We noted that Kolkata is a very divided city. Wide open spaces with swift traffic flows, clean open spaces and ordered city planning. While in the older more sprawling areas very crowded, squalor with the ever present traffic chaos. Dinner back at our hotel with another Indian culinary experience. We were very tired: far too hot ...
... us for quiet a while until I got a bit fed up and got sassy with them. This seemed to help so I used sass to get rid of some guys later. I wandered around with Ben, Nat, and Kelly. The most interesting part was when we ventured into the meat section which immediately had a smell. We saw goats and chickens near the Entrance but it didn't take long to gag a bit over the goat skins pilled up on the floor, as we tried to side step the guts on the ground and blood running in ...
... The tour was in an air conditioned mini bus and we went and saw some sights I was expecting to... Victoria Memorial, Old Raj buildings, but we also saw some places I am not sure we would have got to.
First stop was Mother Teresa's House. Great reading what she did with the poor of Kolkata. Interesting reading about her life. Next was a Jain Temple. I have heard of Jainism, but didn't know much about it. Our guide (who was very good) explained that it is a ...
... parts too often as the men in the shops jaws hit the floor as we approached. After much hilarity and sign language it was established Mark wanted a shave, and so it began. After a heated debate as to who would have the dubious honour of shaving the white man the victor lathered up Marks face and inserted a new blade into his cut throat razor, while i was being bombarded with questions and requests for photographs. Suddenly all the laughing ...